If the people have no bread, let them eat cake.
I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.
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- Johann Sebastian Bach German Composer
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German Poet
- Gotthold Ephraim Lessing German Writer
- Frederick II of Prussia Prussian Monarch
- Alexandre Dumas pere French Novelist, Playwright
- Charles de Gaulle French General, Statesman
- Paul Cezanne French Painter
- Paul Claudel French Author, Dramatist
- Montesquieu French Political Philosopher