Joseph De Maistre Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by Joseph De Maistre

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Joseph De Maistre quotes: The concept of number is the obvious distinction between the beast and man. The concept of number is the obvious distinction between the beast and man.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep. I don't know what a scoundrel is like, but I know what a respectable man is like, and it's enough to make one's flesh creep.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: In a democracy people get the leaders they deserve. In a democracy people get the leaders they deserve.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Women have a genius for love; men can only learn the art indifferently. Women have a genius for love; men can only learn the art indifferently.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Every nation has the government it deserves Every nation has the government it deserves
Joseph De Maistre quotes: What is needed is not a revolution in the opposite direction, but the opposite of a revolution. What is needed is not a revolution in the opposite direction, but the opposite of a revolution.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Every country has the government it deserves. Every country has the government it deserves.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none. A constitution that is made for all nations is made for none.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Christianity was preached by ignorant men and believed by servants, and that is why it resembles nothing ever known. Christianity was preached by ignorant men and believed by servants, and that is why it resembles nothing ever known.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a directly proportional degradation in language. Every individual or national degeneration is immediately revealed by a directly proportional degradation in language.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode. There is no man who desires as passionately as a Russian. If we could imprison a Russian desire beneath a fortress, that fortress would explode.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Reason speaks in words alone, but love has a song. Reason speaks in words alone, but love has a song.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice. All pain is a punishment, and every punishment is inflicted for love as much as for justice.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Prejudice does not mean false ideas, but only ... opinions adopted before examination. Prejudice does not mean false ideas, but only ... opinions adopted before examination.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: It is not the mediocrity of women's education which makes their weakness; it is their weakness which necessarily causes their mediocrity. It is not the mediocrity of women's education which makes their weakness; it is their weakness which necessarily causes their mediocrity.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: There is no easy method of learning difficult things. The method is to close the door, give out that you are not at home, and work. There is no easy method of learning difficult things. The method is to close the door, give out that you are not at home, and work.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success. To know how to wait. It is the great secret of success.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists. Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections. There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: The great fault in women is to desire to be like men. The great fault in women is to desire to be like men.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free. Man in general, if reduced to himself, is too wicked to be free.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: I do not know what the heart of a rascal may be, but I know what is in the heart of an honest man; it is horrible. I do not know what the heart of a rascal may be, but I know what is in the heart of an honest man; it is horrible.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Nothing great has great beginnings. Nothing great has great beginnings.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: Nothing is necessary except God, and nothing is less necessary than pain. Nothing is necessary except God, and nothing is less necessary than pain.
Joseph De Maistre quotes: If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil. If there was no moral evil upon earth, there would be no physical evil.