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