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Napoleon Bonaparte
You must not fear death, my lads; defy him, and you drive him into the enemy's ranks.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Pierre Coubertin
Racial distinctions should not play a role in sport.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
Sport must be the heritage of all men and of all social classes.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
In the Olympic Oath, I ask for only one thing: sporting loyalty.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The Olympic Games are the quadrennial celebration of the springtime of humanity.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
Success comprises in itself the seeds of its own decline and sport is not spared by this law.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
May joy and good fellowship reign, and in this manner, may the Olympic Torch pursue its way through ages, increasing friendly understanding among nations, for the good of a humanity always more enthusiastic, more courageous and more pure.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
For me sport was a religion... with religious sentiment.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
Sport is the habitual and voluntary cultivation of intensive physical effort.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
All sports for all people.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
In no way can sport be considered a luxury object.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
For each individual, sport is a possible source for inner improvement.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
All sports must be treated on the basis of equality.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The Olympic Games were created for the exhaltation of the individual athlete.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
Sport must be accessible to working class youth.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will.
Pierre Coubertin
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Pierre Coubertin
The Games were created for the glorification of the individual champion.
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Napoleon Bonaparte
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
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Napoleon Bonaparte
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
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Napoleon Bonaparte
It requires more courage to suffer than to die.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.
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Napoleon Bonaparte
There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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Napoleon Bonaparte
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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