Quotes by CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand



I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Too much sensibility creates unhappiness and too much insensibility creates crime. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Black as the devil, Hot as hell,Pure as an angel, Sweet as love. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Speech has been given to man to disguise his thoughts. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand

Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters. CharlesMaurice de Talleyrand
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