Astolf Custine

Astolf Custine

was a French aristocrat and writer who is best known for his travel writing
The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible. /more/ Astolf Custine quotes

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Mike Pence Years ago on my radio show, I used to say, 'I'm a conservative, but I'm not in a bad mood about it.' I've always believed that civility in heavy doses is essential in self-government. [01/25/2023 10:01:22] More


Kevin McCarthy I don't need a strong EPA. I don't need to fund a lot of money there. [01/04/2023 10:01:29] More


Joe Biden In Romania, American forces have found a devoted NATO ally. [01/04/2023 10:01:25] More


Candace Owens Racism exists, but it is far less rampant than ignorance, and ignorance can be cured through experience. [01/17/2023 11:01:10] More


Mark Rutte The good thing about the IMF is there is no European politics involved. [01/16/2023 10:01:08] More