” Love of glory can only create a great hero, contempt of glory creates a great man. “


” Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts. “


” To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man. “


” The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows. “


” What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits. “



All 5 Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Quotes about Man in picture


Love of glory can only create a great hero, contempt of glory creates a great man.
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.


To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
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