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|9 It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake. Attributed to JOSEPH FOUCHE (1759-|
1820), French Minister of Police under Napoleon. Remark on the execution of the
abducted royalist emigre, the Due d'Enghien. al Vincennes, 21 March 1804.
|But Aristotle was much more concerned than Machiavelli with abstract theory. He |
was also primarily interested in ... In Machiavelli's border-value perspective, a
blunder or a mistake is therefore worse than a crime. Small wonder, then, that the
|In Machiavelli's border-value perspective, a blunder or a mistake is therefore |
worse than a crime. Small wonder, then, that the words allegedly said either by
Antoine Boulay de la Meurthe, deputy from Meurthe in the Corps le'gislatif, or by ...
|Eddy, Mary Baker A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. |
... Eliot, George Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a
worthwhile achievement. - Ford, Henry It is worse than a crime: it is a mistake.
|"It is worse than a crime: it is a blunder." Talleyrand was not the author of these |
words, neither is it a correct quotation. In their original form the words were by
Joseph Fouche 1 (1703- 1820), Minister of Police under Napoleon. "It is worse
than a ...
|It is certainly a mistake to try to mug a visitor to New York with a banana rather |
than a Magnum 44, and likewise a blunder to ... more celebrated wisecracks, said
of the execution of the Duc d'Enghien, "It's worse than a crime, it's a mistake.
|Public opinion accused some French soldiers of the crime. On January 8, having |
just ... time the victim was not a grenadier but the Duc d'Enghien, of whose hasty
execution Fouché remarked: 'It is worse than a crime—it is a mistake.' Having ...
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|The stubborn folly of Vietnam, of which it can be said, as was said of Napoleon's |
judicial murder of a Bourbon prince, that it was “worse than a crime, it was a
mistake,”79 resulted from the hubris of believing that there was nothing the
|Doyle would admit only to himself that the American was correct. The Navy had |
cocked that up badly. It does not do to put a vengeful spirit into your enemy.
Talleyrand had put it well. It was worse than a crime; it was a mistake. Ignoring