Quotation by Jules Mazarin

The French are nice people. I allow them to sing and to write, and they allow me to do whatever I like.
Jules Mazarin (c. 1602–1661), Italian-bornFrench statesman, cardinal. letter, Oct. 25, 1715. Quoted by Elizabeth Charlotte, Duchess of Orléans.

Mazarin was chief minister during the minority of Louis XIV.
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