Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de
Mirabeau
1749
1791

French Statesman, Revolutionary, Writer, Diplomat, Freemason and Journalist

Author Quotes

To administer is to govern: to govern is to reign. That is the essence of the problem.

Nothing baffles the schemes of evil people so much as the calm composure of great souls.

In times of anarchy, one may seem a despot in order to be a savior.

He will succeed; for he believes all he says.

If honesty did not exist, we ought to invent it as the best means of getting rich.

Nothing is impossible to the man that can will. Is that necessary? That shall be. This is the only law of success.

Author Picture
First Name
Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de
Last Name
Mirabeau
Birth Date
1749
Death Date
1791
Bio

French Statesman, Revolutionary, Writer, Diplomat, Freemason and Journalist