The man who trusts men will make fewer mistakes that he who distrusts them.

— Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour

The most charming Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour quotes to get the best of your day

I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I tell them the truth and they never believe me.


In a word, the free Church in a free State has been the programme which led me to my first efforts, and which I continue to regard as just and true, reasonable and practical, after the studies of thirty years.


What scoundrels we would be if we did for ourselves what we are ready to do for Italy.


European lotteries are the tax on fools.


Lotteries, a tax upon imbeciles.


In politics nothing is so absurd as rancor.