Quotations From JULES MAZARIN

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  • In France a woman will not go to sleep until she has talked over affairs of state with her lover or her husband.
    Jules Mazarin (1602-1661), Italian-born-French statesman, cardinal. Attributed remark (c. 1650).

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  • The French are nice people. I allow them to sing and to write, and they allow me to do whatever I like.
    Jules Mazarin (c. 1602-1661), Italian-bornFrench statesman, cardinal. letter, Oct. 25, 1715. Quoted by Elizabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Orléans. Mazarin was chief minister during the minority of Louis XIV.

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