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Quotes From Memoirs of Louis XIV

Few would be enriched at the expense of the many
 
Danger of inducing hypocrisy by placing devotion too high
 
Found it easier to fly into a rage than to reply
 
Omissions must be repaired as soon as they are perceived
 
Scarcely any history has been written at first hand
 
Unreasonable love of admiration, was his ruin
 
We die as we have lived, and 'tis rare it happens otherwise
 
Teacher lost little, because he had little to lose
Quotes and Images From Memoirs of Louis XIV by Duke of Saint-Simon, Edited and Arranged by David Widger

Quotes and Images From Christopher Columbus

All days, however hard, have an evening, and all journeys an end
 
Cooling off in his enthusiasm as the pastime became a task
 
Desire to get a great deal of money without working for it
 
Vague longing and unrest that is the life-force of the world
 
Took himself and the world very seriously
 
Saw potatoes also, although they did not know what they were
 
There is deception and untruth somewhere
Quotes and Images From Christopher Columbus by Filson Young, Edited and Arranged by David Widger

Quotes and Images From Memoirs of Count Grammont

Ambition to pass for a wit, only established her tiresome
 
Busy without consequence
 
Better memory for injuries than for benefits
 
Better to know nothing at all, than to know too much
 
Embellish the truth, in order to enhance the wonder
 
Great earnestness passed for business
 
How I must hate you, if I did not love you to distraction
 
Life, in his opinion, was too short to read all sorts of books
 
Public is not so easily deceived as some people imagine
 
Reasons of state assume great privileges
 
The shortest follies are the best
Quotes and Images From Memoirs of Count Grammont by Anthony Hamilton, Edited and Arranged by David Widger

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