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Georges Clemenceau
War is too serious a matter to entrust to military men.
Georges Clemenceau
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Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
Maximilien Robespierre
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Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil.
Maximilien Robespierre
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Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man is essentially unjust and tyrannical; it is not a law at all.
Maximilien Robespierre
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Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular.
Maximilien Robespierre
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Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime.
Maximilien Robespierre
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The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
Maximilien Robespierre
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The king must die so that the country can live.
Maximilien Robespierre
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The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant.
Maximilien Robespierre
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To punish the oppressors of humanity is clemency; to forgive them is cruelty.
Maximilien Robespierre
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