Joseph de Maistre Quote

Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.


Study on Sovereignty (1884)

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Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of ...

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Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of ...

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Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of ...

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Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of ...