Clemency Quotes

Clemency is also a revolutionary measure. Camille Desmoulins

That clemency which the world cries up for such a mighty virtue proceeds sometimes from ostentation, sometimes from laziness and neglect, very often from fear, almost always from a mixture of all these together. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

The clemency of Princes is often but policy to win the affections of the people. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

Clemency is the noblest trait which can reveal a true monarch to the world. Pierre Corneille