Adolphe Thiers Quotes

Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers (French: [lwi ad?lf tj??]; 15 April 1797 – 3 September 1877) was a French statesman and historian. He was the second elected President of France, and the first President of the French Third Republic. He was ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra during his term as president

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Adolphe Thiers


Taxation is the legitimate support of government.

Adolphe Thiers


Man has a primary property right to his person and his labor.

Adolphe Thiers


In politics it is necessary to take nothing tragically and everything seriously.

Adolphe Thiers


For those who govern, the first thing required is indifference to newspapers.

Adolphe Thiers