Astolf Custine

Astolf Custine

was a French aristocrat and writer who is best known for his travel writing
What annoyances are more painful than those of which we cannot complain?More Astolf Custine quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Nations have always good reasons for being what they are, and the best of all is that they cannot be otherwise.More Astolf Custine quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I do not believe I am exaggerating in affirming that the empire of Russia is a country whose inhabitants are the most miserable on earth, because they suffer at one and the same time the evils of barbarism and of civilization.More Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In Russia, whatever be the appearance of things, violence and arbitrary rule is at the bottom of them all. Tyranny rendered calm by the influence of terror is the only kind of happiness which this government is able to afford its people.More Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Grace is always natural, though that does not prevent its being often used to hide a lie.More Astolf Custine quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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