Maximilien Robespierre Quote

Wickedness is the root of despotism as virtue is the essence of the Republic.


in the Convention, 7 May 1794; in C. Vellay (ed.) Discours et Rapports de Robespierre (1908)

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Wickedness is the root of despotism as virtue is the essence of the Republic.

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Wickedness is the root of despotism as virtue is the essence of the Republic.

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Wickedness is the root of despotism as virtue is the essence of the Republic.

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Wickedness is the root of despotism as virtue is the essence of the Republic.