Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.Rate it:(0.00 / 0 votes)Say it

Joseph de Maistre

Joseph-Marie, comte de Maistre was a Savoyard philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat.

All Joseph de Maistre quotes | Joseph de Maistre Books

click to add your vote (0 votes)

Translation

Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss this Joseph de Maistre quote with the community:

Quote of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE quote delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     

Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Joseph de Maistre Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 28 Nov. 2014. <http://www.quotes.net/quote/58697>.

We need you!

Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Famous Quotes & Sayings


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network