Frederick the Great - Quotes

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A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.

Every man has a wild beast within him. ---->>>

Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.

Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.

The greatest and noblest pleasure which we have in this world is to discover new truths, and the next is to shake off old prejudices. ---->>>

Rogues, would you live forever? ---->>>

An educated people can be easily governed.

An educated people can be easily governed.

My people and I have come to an agreement which satisfied us both. They are to say what they please, and I am to do what I please. ---->>>

If my soldiers were to begin to think, not one of them would remain in the army. ---->>>

Don't forget your great guns, which are the most respectable arguments of the rights of kings. ---->>>

It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches. ---->>>

He who defends everything defends nothing. ---->>>

What is the good of experience if you do not reflect?

What is the good of experience if you do not reflect?

I begin by taking. I shall find scholars later to demonstrate my perfect right. ---->>>

Biography

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Born: January 24, 1712
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Die: August 17, 1786
Occupation: Royalty
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