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Quote by Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
Charles Maurice De Talleyrand Quotes
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another.
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men.
Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and...
What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort...
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to...
Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime.
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the...
Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than...
Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour.
Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a...
The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when...