Georges Jacques Danton

1759 - 1794

A Quote by Georges Jacques Danton on enemies

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To conquer [our enemies] we must dare, and dare again, and dare for ever; and thus will France be saved.

Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)

Source: Speech, Paris, 2 September 1792.

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A Quote by Georges Jacques Danton on authority

In revolutions authority remains with the greatest scoundrels.

Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)

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A Quote by Georges Jacques Danton on enemies

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The tocsin you hear today is not an alarm but an alert: it sounds the charge against our enemies.

Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)

Source: Speech, Paris, 2 September 1792.

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A Quote by Georges Jacques Danton

Audacity, more audacity and always audacity.

Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)

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A Quote by Georges Jacques Danton on people and worth

Thou wilt show my head to the people, it is worth seeing.

Georges Jacques Danton (1759 - 1794)

Source: Said as he mounted the scaffold, 5 Apr 1794; in French Revolution, by Carlyle, bk. VI, ch. 2.

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