Without freedom of the press, there can be no representative government.
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. [Fr., La parole a ete donnce a l'homme pour deguiser sa pensee.]
Regimes may fall and fail, but I do not.
If you wish to be popular in society consent to be taught many things you already know.
Show me another pleasure like dinner which comes every day and lasts an hour.
I found there a country with thirty-two religions and only one sauce.
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.
What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
Espresso is to Italy, what champagne is to France.
Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
Last Update: 22 June 2021
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