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Catherine the Great's Profile

Brief about Catherine the Great: By info that we know Catherine the Great was born at 1970-01-01. And also Catherine the Great is Russian Royalty.

Some Catherine the Great's quotes. Goto "Catherine the Great's quotation" section for more.

I praise loudly. I blame softly.

Tags: Blame, Praise, Softly

A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.

Tags: Either, Great, Wind

I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.

Tags: Brave, Courage, Soul

You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.

Tags: Living, Men, Write

I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all.

Tags: Business, Line, May

Power without a nation's confidence is nothing.

Tags: Confidence, Nation, Power

The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Tags: Forgives, Knows

All this is only for the mice and myself to admire!

Tags: Admire, Mice

I am one of the people who love the why of things.

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I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.

Tags: Blame, Praise, Reward

I shall be an autocrat: that's my trade. And the good Lord will forgive me: that's his.

Tags: Forgive, Forgiveness, Good

If Russians knew how to read, they would write me off.

Tags: Off, Read, Write

In my position you have to read when you want to write and to talk when you would like to read.

Tags: Read, Talk, Write

In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions.

Tags: Capable, Politics, Ruler

Men make love more intensely at 20, but make love better, however, at 30.

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Your wit makes others witty.

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For to tempt and to be tempted are things very nearly allied - whenever feeling has anything to do in the matter, no sooner is it excited than we have already gone vastly farther than we are aware of.

Tags: Feeling, Gone, Matter

An educated people can be easily governed.

Tags: Educated, Education, Governed

A crown is merely a hat that lets the rain in.

Tags: Crown, Hat, Rain

It seems to me that man is made to act rather than to know: the principles of things escape our most persevering researches.

Tags: Act, Rather, Seems