Maximilien Robespierre Quote

A man of high principle will be ready to sacrifice to the state his wealth, his life, his very nature—everything, indeed, except his honour.


Discours sur les peines infamantes August 1784, in Oeuvres Complètes vol. 1 (1910)

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A man of high principle will be ready to sacrifice to the state his wealth, his life, his very nature—everything, indeed, except his honour.

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A man of high principle will be ready to sacrifice to the state his wealth, his life, his very nature—everything, indeed, except his honour.

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A man of high principle will be ready to sacrifice to the state his wealth, his life, his very nature—everything, indeed, except his honour.

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A man of high principle will be ready to sacrifice to the state his wealth, his life, his very nature—everything, indeed, except his honour.