Cardinal Richelieu - Quotes

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If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him. ---->>>

Carry on any enterprise as if all future success depended on it. ---->>>

Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of the State. ---->>>

War is one of the scourges with which it has pleased God to afflict men. ---->>>

To know how to dissimulate is the knowledge of kings. ---->>>

Secrecy is the first essential in affairs of state. ---->>>


Nationality: French
Born: September 9, 1585
Die: December 4, 1642
Occupation: Clergyman

Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis, Duke of Richelieu and Fronsac (French pronunciation: ​[aʁmɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dy plɛsi]; 9 September 1585 – 4 December 1642), commonly referred to as Cardinal Richelieu (French: Cardinal de Richelieu [kaʁdinal d(ə) ʁiʃ(ə)ljø]), was a French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman (wikipedia)