Dutch quotes

Quotes by Marquis de Custine

Quotes 1 till 4 of 4.

  • Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.

  • The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.

  • The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.

  • What annoyances are more painful than those of which we cannot complain?