Quotation by Camille Desmoulins

I am thirty-three—the age of the good Sans-culotte Jesus; an age fatal to revolutionists.
Camille Desmoulins (1760–1794), French journalist, revolutionary leader. quoted in The History of the French Revolution, bk. 6, ch. 2, Thomas Carlyle (1837).

answer to the Revolutionary Tribunal, Paris, Apr. 2, 1784, on the eve of his execution.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Contact Us Help