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All Quotes by author - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
" A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars. "
" Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. "
" I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. "
" If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another. "
" Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. "
" Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters. "
" Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good. "
" Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows. "
" She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again. "
" Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour. "
" Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. "
" Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. "
" The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence. "
" The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for. "
" The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows. "
" Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. "
" To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man. "
" War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men. "
" What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits. "
" Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government. "
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