Cardinal Richelieu Quotes
The last reasoning of Kings.
"Ultima ratio Regum" -- later inscribed on a cannon of Louis XVI of France.
Had Luther and Calvin been confined before they had begun to dogmatize, the states would have been spared many troubles.
Harshness towards individuals who flout the laws and commands of state is for the public good; no greater crime against the public interest is possible than to show leniency to those who violate it.
If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.