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Madame Roland Quotes & Sayings

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It is impossible to rise to freedom, from the midst of corruptions, without strong convulsions. They are the salutary crises of a serious disease. We are in want of a terrible political fever, to carry off our foul humors. — Madame Roland

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People who know how to employ themselves, always find leisure moments, while those who do nothing are forever in a hurry. — Madame Roland

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Deep joy is a serene and sober emotion, rarely evinced in open merriment. — Madame Roland

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I was not always free from melancholy; but even melancholy had its charms. — Madame Roland

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O Liberty! What crimes are committed in thy name! — Madame Roland

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Ennui is the disease of hearts without feeling, and of minds without resources. — Madame Roland

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It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth. — Madame Roland

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Selfishness, not love, is the actuating motive of the gallant. — Madame Roland

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If we do not die for liberty, we shall soon have nothing left to do but weep for her. — Madame Roland

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I have been reading Madame Roland's memoirs and have come to the conclusion that she was a very over-rated woman; snobbish, vain, sentimental, envious - rather a German type. Her last days before her execution were spent in chronicling petty social snubs or triumphs of many years back. She was a democrat chiefly from envy of the noblesse. — Madame Roland

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Oh Liberty! Liberty! What crimes are committed in your name! — Madame Roland

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The feeble howl with the wolves, bray with the asses, and bleat with the sheep. — Madame Roland

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The more I see of men, the more I admire dogs. - Jeanne — Madame Roland

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It would have cost me more trouble to escape from injustice, than it does to submit to it. — Madame Roland

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The feeble tremble before opinion, the foolish defy it, the wise judge it, the skillful direct it. — Madame Roland

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A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others; for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies. — Madame Roland