Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord Quotes

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Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
— Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
Love is a reality which is born in the fairy region of romance.

romance

Women sometimes forgive those who force an opportunity, never those who miss it.
— Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
To be agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you already know.
— Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

manners

I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
— Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

leadership

Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.
— Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord

the public