Madame Roland Quotes


The more I see of men the more I admire dogs. - Jeanne

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

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

The feeble howl with the wolves bray with the asses and bleat with the sheep.

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

Oh Liberty! Liberty! What crimes are committed in your name!

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

The feeble tremble before opinion the foolish defy it the wise judge it the skillful direct it.

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

Deep joy is a serene and sober emotion rarely evinced in open merriment.

Ennui is the disease of hearts without feeling and of minds without resources.

Selfishness not love is the actuating motive of the gallant.

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