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#1. Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#2. There are no principles, only events. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#3. An important art of politicians is to find new names for institutions which under old names have become odious to the public. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#4. A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#5. What I have been taught, I have forgotten; what I know, I have guessed. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#6. She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#7. In order to avoid being called a flirt, she always yielded easily. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#8. 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. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#9. Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#10. A diplomat who says "yes" means "maybe", a diplomat who says "maybe" means "no", and a diplomat who says "no" is no diplomat. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#11. It is not an event; it is a piece of news. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#12. Those who have not lived in the eighteenth century, in the years before the Revolution do not know the sweetness of living and cannot imagine what it was like to have happiness in life. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#13. God gave humans language so they could conceal their thoughts from one another. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#14. Politics is the systematic cultivation of hatred. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#15. Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to France. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#16. To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#17. In a novel, the author gives the leading character intelligence and distinction. Fate goes to less trouble: mediocrities play a part in great events simply from happening to be there. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#18. Suave molecules of Mocha stir up your blood, without causing excess heat; the organ of thought receives from it a feeling of sympathy; work becomes easier and you will sit down without distress to your principal repast which will restore your body and afford you a calm, delicious night. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#19. Mistrust first impulses; they are nearly always good. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#20. Only a man who has loved a woman of genius can appreciate what happiness there is in loving a fool. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#21. Beauty, devoid of grace, is a mere hook without the bait. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#22. You can do anything you like with bayonets, except sit on them. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#23. A clever woman often compromises her husband; a stupid woman only compromises herself. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#24. A woman will sometimes forgive the man who tries to seduce her, but never the man who misses an opportunity when offered. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#25. There is one person that is wiser than anybody, and that is everybody. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#26. The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#27. They had learned nothing and forgotten nothing. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#28. Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#29. The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#30. Never speak ill of yourself, your friends will always say enough on that subject. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#31. War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#32. Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#33. Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#34. I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#35. Those who did not live during the years close to 1789 do not know the pleasure of living. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#36. It is the beginning of the end.
[Fr., C'est le commencement de al fin.] - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#37. Speech is the faculty by which men conceal their thoughts. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#38. Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#39. The rich man despises those who flatter him too much, and hates those who do not flatter him at all. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#40. Non-intervention is a metaphysical idea, indistinguishable in practice from intervention. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#41. Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#42. There are many people who have the gift, or failing, of never understanding themselves. I have been unlucky enough, or perhaps fortunate enough to have received the opposite gift. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#43. Methods are the masters of masters. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#44. Wherever there's trouble, look for a priest. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#45. Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#46. 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. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#47. I found there a country with thirty-two religions and only one sauce. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#48. If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#49. Whoever did not live in the years neighboring 1789 does not know what the pleasure of living means.
[Fr., Qui n'a pas vecu dans les annees voisines de 1789 ne sait pas ce que c'est le palisir de vivre.] - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#50. Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#51. Nothing succeeds so well as success. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#52. A married man with a family will do anything for money. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#53. What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#54. If you wish to be popular in society consent to be taught many things you already know. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#55. I know where there is more wisdom than is found in Napoleon, Voltaire, or all the ministers present and to come - in public opinion. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#56. The art of putting the right men in the right places is first in the science of government; but that of finding places for the discontented is the most difficult. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#57. Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#58. - We're winning!

- Who is 'we', mon Prince?

- Not a word! I will tell you tomorrow. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand-Perigord
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#59. Regimes may fall and fail, but I do not. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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#60. Women sometimes forgive a man who forces the opportunity, but never a man who misses ones. - Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand
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