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4 Famous Quotes by Jean Baptiste Colbert
8/29/1619 - 9/6/1683
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The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest possible amount of hissing

Taxation Quotes, by Jean Baptiste Colbert

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Let it alone. Let it pass by. [Lat., Laissez faire, laissez passer.]

Politics Quotes, by Jean Baptiste Colbert , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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Finality is not the language of politics.

Politics Quotes, by Jean Baptiste Colbert , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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In politics nothing is contemptible.

Politics Quotes, by Jean Baptiste Colbert , Source: according to Lord John Russell, see report of his speech in London "Times", Apr. 2, 1840

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