French Revolution Quotes

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French Revolution Quotes By Thomas Sankara: The French revolution taught us the rights of The French revolution taught us the rights of man. Thomas Sankara
French Revolution Quotes By Thomas Paine: Kill the king but spare the man. Kill the king but spare the man. Thomas Paine
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: God knows what risks we take, God knows God knows what risks we take, God knows all that Danton has done. God and Camille. God will keep his mouth shut. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: I tell you, dear Citizen Camille - it's I tell you, dear Citizen Camille - it's not the deaths I can't stand. It's the judgements, the judgements in the courtroom. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: Gradually, you see, our people are coming into Gradually, you see, our people are coming into the power they have always thought is their due. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By C.L.R. James: The rich are only defeated when running for The rich are only defeated when running for their lives. — C.L.R. James
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: My father doesn't have views. He would like My father doesn't have views. He would like to, but he can't take the risk. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: And Louis is weak. Let him give an And Louis is weak. Let him give an inch, and some Cromwell will appear. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Eric Hobsbawm: The most lasting and universal consequence of the The most lasting and universal consequence of the French revolution is the metric system — Eric Hobsbawm
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: The Revolution is your bride," he said. "As The Revolution is your bride," he said. "As the Church is the Bride of Christ. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By William Blake: Since the French Revolution Englishmen are all intermeasurable Since the French Revolution Englishmen are all intermeasurable one by another, certainly a happy state of agreement to which I forone do not agree. — William Blake
French Revolution Quotes By Joseph Conrad: There is death in the folds of her There is death in the folds of her skirt and blood about her feet. She is for no man. — Joseph Conrad
French Revolution Quotes By Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn: For the average person, all problems date to For the average person, all problems date to World War II; for the more informed, to World War I; for the genuine historian, to the French Revolution. — Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn
French Revolution Quotes By Joseph Bottum: Anything that keeps old words in circulation is Anything that keeps old words in circulation is to be treasured, the French revolution be damned. — Joseph Bottum
French Revolution Quotes By Meghan Masterson: There must be no repercussions to this," says There must be no repercussions to this," says Marie Antoinette. Her quiet voice slides through the room like the whisper of a steel blade. — Meghan Masterson
French Revolution Quotes By Randall Terry: Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The Most of the Ten Commandments are negative. The purpose of law is not to mandate good behavior. That concept comes from the French Revolution. — Randall Terry
French Revolution Quotes By Margaret Thatcher: It took us a long time to get It took us a long time to get rid of the effects of the French Revolution 200 years ago. We don't want another one. — Margaret Thatcher
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: People said - though this felt like a People said - though this felt like a heresy - that they had seen Camille make Robespierre laugh. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Nicolas Gomez Davila: The French Revolution has been the highest wave The French Revolution has been the highest wave of the Gnostic tide. — Nicolas Gomez Davila
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: Laclos thought, how about a one-way ticket to Laclos thought, how about a one-way ticket to Pennsylvania? You'd enjoy life among the Quakers. Alternatively, how about a nice dip in the Seine? — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: 92, '93, '94. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity or Death. 92, '93, '94. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity or Death. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Honore Gabriel Riqueti, Comte De Mirabeau: When one meddles with the direction of a When one meddles with the direction of a revolution, the problem is not how to make it go but how to keep it under control. — Honore Gabriel Riqueti, Comte De Mirabeau
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: May 29, the Central Committee of the Sections May 29, the Central Committee of the Sections goes into "permanent session" - what a fine, crisis-ridden sound it has, that term! — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Edward Abbey: The "terror" of the French Revolution lasted for The "terror" of the French Revolution lasted for ten years. The terror that preceded and led to it lasted for a thousand years. — Edward Abbey
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: But just as everything was going along politely, But just as everything was going along politely, quietly and wonderfully - in poured Citizen Danton and his crew. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Jennifer Donnelly: Had you but seen it, I promise you, Had you but seen it, I promise you, your high-minded principles would have melted like candle wax. Never would you have wished such beauty away. — Jennifer Donnelly
French Revolution Quotes By Mao Zedong: What do you think has been the effect What do you think has been the effect of the French revolution? It is too early to tell. — Mao Zedong
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: I can't divide Camille's loyalties. Who knows? He I can't divide Camille's loyalties. Who knows? He might make the wrong choice. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Hilary Mantel: The Revolution has got frozen up. They have The Revolution has got frozen up. They have frozen it up with their talk of moderation. To stand still in Revolution is to slip backwards. — Hilary Mantel
French Revolution Quotes By Francois-Noel Babeuf: The French Revolution was nothing but a precursor The French Revolution was nothing but a precursor of another revolution, one that will be bigger, more solemn, and which will be the last. — Francois-Noel Babeuf
French Revolution Quotes By Kanye West: I'm a let you finish, but the French I'm a let you finish, but the French Revolution had the best severed heads of ALL TIME. — Kanye West
French Revolution Quotes By H.G.Wells: This is the end and the beginning of This is the end and the beginning of an age. This is something far greater than the French Revolution or the Reformation and we live in it. — H.G.Wells
French Revolution Quotes By Charles Dickens: Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; - the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine! — Charles Dickens
French Revolution Quotes By Thomas Love Peacock: Tea, late dinners and the French Revolution. I Tea, late dinners and the French Revolution. I cannot exactly see the connection of ideas. — Thomas Love Peacock
French Revolution Quotes By Jennifer Donnelly: Little by little, the old world crumbled, and Little by little, the old world crumbled, and not once did the king imagine that some of the pieces might fall on him. — Jennifer Donnelly
French Revolution Quotes By Robin Benway: If our school ever performed a play about If our school ever performed a play about the French Revolution, she could play the guillotine. — Robin Benway
French Revolution Quotes By Nichole Chase: To say my day was not going well, To say my day was not going well, would be like saying the French Revolution had been a bit troublesome for Marie Antoinette. — Nichole Chase
French Revolution Quotes By Grace Lee Boggs: The nation-state became powerful in the wake of The nation-state became powerful in the wake of the French Revolution, whereas the nation-state has become powerless in light of globalization. — Grace Lee Boggs
French Revolution Quotes By Julius Evola: My principles are only those that, before the My principles are only those that, before the French Revolution, every well-born person considered sane and normal. — Julius Evola
French Revolution Quotes By Vladimir Lenin: We need the real, nation-wide terror which reinvigorates We need the real, nation-wide terror which reinvigorates the country and through which the Great French Revolution achieved glory. — Vladimir Lenin
French Revolution Quotes By @Queen_UK: There is of course one thing that the There is of course one thing that the French love more than anything else: a revolution. They literally cannot get enough. — @Queen_UK
French Revolution Quotes By Jean-Paul Marat: In a few days, I will have them In a few days, I will have them all guillotined in Paris. — Jean-Paul Marat