In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels.
Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)
Contributed by: Zaady
The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert: it sounds the charge against our enemies.
Source: Speech, Paris, 2 September 1792.
Audacity, more audacity and always audacity.
Thou wilt show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.
Source: Said as he mounted the scaffold, 5 Apr 1794; in French Revolution, by Carlyle, bk. VI, ch. 2.
To conquer [our enemies] we must dare, and dare again, and dare for ever; and thus will France be saved.
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