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Louis XIV

Quote of Louis XIV - If I were not king, I...

Biography - Louis XIV:

King of France.
Born: 1638 - Died: 1715
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France

If I were not king, I should lose my temper.



(French, German)

Si je n’étais roi, je me mettrais en colère.

Wenn ich nicht der König wäre, würde ich mich ärgern.

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Quotes for: king


Quotes about king:

A wise and prudent king knows how to make use of even the least of his subjects.

In the kingdom of the blind the one-eyed man is king.

To avoid covetousness is to conquer a kingdom.

What man is without fault, and what king without weakness?

Wise kings generally have wise counselors and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.

While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.

Quotes for: anger


Quotes for: anger

When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.

Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.

With the good man anger is quick to die.

Anger is a short madness.

So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you.

Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.


Louis XIV also said...

It is always the impatience to win that causes someone to lose.

It is much easier to obey your superior than to command yourself; and when you can do whatever you want, it's not easy to want only what you have to.

It is legal because I wish it.

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