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Cardinal de Retz Quotes

A man who does not trust himself will never really trust anybody.

It is even more damaging for a minister to say foolish things than to do them.

Nothing sways the stupid more than arguments they can't understand.

Of all the passions, fear weakens judgment most.

The man who can own up to his error is greater than he who merely knows how to avoid making it.

What is necessary is never a risk.