Leonhard Euler Quote

To the Queen Mother of Prussia, on his lack of conversation:

Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.


In Berlin, during his meeting with the Queen Mother of Prussia, on his return from Russia. As quoted in Science in Russian Culture : A History to 1860 (1963) Alexander Vucinich

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Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.

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Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.

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Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.

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Madam, I have come from a country where people are hanged if they talk.