They learned nothing and forgot nothing.—Talleyrand (1754 – 1838)
Gentlemen, despotism never introduces itself without promising great benefits: if it introduced a whip immediately, it would not achieve its ends...
When I was young, my friend, I did not know how to explain why the elderly were selfish, but now that I am old, I see that they are like that because of the disappointments and ingratitudes they suffer during their lives.—Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias (1803 – 1880)
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