Other Stuff Quotes Napoléon Bonaparte Quote Posted on December 12, 2015January 2, 2022 by Thomas Slatin “History is a set of lies agreed upon.” —Napoléon Bonaparte Sharing Is Caring...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInRedditMorePrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Post Navigation Previous Post Double Crossed Next Post My Instagram, 2015 18 thoughts on “Napoléon Bonaparte Quote” Well, we can’t be too sure of some histories since we were not opportune to be there. So plus or minus some tiny bits of lies might be infused into it too. Loading... Reply Proving history is too hard specially without evidences and artifacts. It is true somehow that we just agree to it whether it is a lie. Loading... Reply Ain’t that the truth! History is made by the victors as they say. Loading... Reply I agree wholeheartedly with this quote. History as a whole is remembered by a lot of people who are made to believe what the victors want them to believe. Loading... Reply I will have to agree a bit as most times there’s no evidence or good records in place to back up histories so as such some might be mere fiction. Loading... Reply I guess we never get the full vertion of the history, and the existent vertions can be subjective. But still, we need history to make detitions and take a direction. Loading... Reply Pretty blatant statement. I’d like to think some history is factual, but there is definitely some that has been misconstrued over time. Loading... Reply Well said. especially where it says “well agreed.” Sometimes we just believe what has been documented as history. Loading... Reply I see the logic there. Puts a lot of things in perspective. Loading... Reply I see the logic there. Puts a lot of things in perspective. Thanks for sharing Loading... Reply This is interesting..so history is a whole load of hogwash..I’m gobsmacked Loading... Reply Sorry I have yo disagree with Napoleon here. I mean sure it is in human nature to lie so it is not that far fetch than some of our ancestors lie as well. However, to say that all of history is just that is just a lack of insight to me. Loading... Reply This post is interesting, but I beg to disagree a little bit. In any case, history is a chronological detail of events that have happened over time. How can a documentation of someones life be a bunch of lies agreed upon? Even if that individual was living a lie, that remains his true history. Loading... Reply I would disagree in this and I guess we all have our own opinion.But not all history are lies. Loading... Reply There is some truth in that quote. Though the quote is a bit confusing. Loading... Reply This is a witty yet insightful quote. The winner always decides what history says. Loading... Reply There’s a lot historical inaccuracies in our history books it’s hard to fault this quote. Napoleon is my muse 🙂 Loading... Reply I could agree. In a sense they are lies on the perspective of the opposite party. They are the truth on the perspective of the other. Loading... Reply Leave a Reply to esgyll Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.