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Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord: Speech is the faculty by which men conceal Speech is the faculty by which men conceal their thoughts. Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Nothing succeeds so well as success. Nothing succeeds so well as success. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: There is one person that is wiser than There is one person that is wiser than anybody, and that is everybody. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Wherever there's trouble, look for a priest. Wherever there's trouble, look for a priest. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Love of glory can only create a great Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: The art of statesmanship is to foresee the The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: A married man with a family will do A married man with a family will do anything for money. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Beauty, devoid of grace, is a mere hook Beauty, devoid of grace, is a mere hook without the bait. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: If we go on explaining we shall cease If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: The rich man despises those who flatter him The rich man despises those who flatter him too much, and hates those who do not flatter him at all. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: An important art of politicians is to find An important art of politicians is to find new names for institutions which under old names have become odious to the public. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: A court is an assembly of noble and A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Without freedom of the press, there can be Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: God gave humans language so they could conceal God gave humans language so they could conceal their thoughts from one another. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: I am more afraid of an army of I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Those who did not live during the years Those who did not live during the years close to 1789 do not know the pleasure of living. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Regimes may fall and fail, but I do Regimes may fall and fail, but I do not. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Women sometimes forgive a man who forces the Women sometimes forgive a man who forces the opportunity, but never a man who misses ones. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Politics is the systematic cultivation of hatred. Politics is the systematic cultivation of hatred. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: A clever woman often compromises her husband; a A clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Only a man who has loved a woman Only a man who has loved a woman of genius can appreciate what happiness there is in loving a fool. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: The reputation of a man is like his The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: I found there a country with thirty-two religions I found there a country with thirty-two religions and only one sauce. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Methods are the masters of masters. Methods are the masters of masters. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: She is such a good friend that she She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: War is much too serious a thing to War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord: To be agreeable in society, you must consent To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: What clever man has ever needed to commit What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: What I have been taught, I have forgotten; What I have been taught, I have forgotten; what I know, I have guessed. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord: They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: I know where there is more wisdom than I know where there is more wisdom than is found in Napoleon, Voltaire, or all the ministers present and to come - in public opinion. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Klemens Von Metternich: Men like M. de Talleyrand are like sharp Men like M. de Talleyrand are like sharp instruments with which it is dangerous to play. — Klemens Von Metternich
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: A woman will sometimes forgive the man who A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: To succeed in the world, it is much 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. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good. Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: It is not an event; it is a It is not an event; it is a piece of news. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Love is a reality which is born in Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Napoleon Bonaparte: I don't employ Talleyrand when I want a I don't employ Talleyrand when I want a thing done, but only when I want to have the appearance of wanting to do it. — Napoleon Bonaparte
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to France. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Speech was given to man to disguise his Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: In order to avoid being called a flirt, In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord: There are no principles, only events. There are no principles, only events. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: Since the masses are always eager to believe Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Talleyrand Quotes By Charles Maurice De Talleyrand: It is the beginning of the end.[Fr., C'est It is the beginning of the end.
[Fr., C'est le commencement de al fin.] — Charles Maurice De Talleyrand