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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:744
AUTHOR:Napoleon I (1769–1821)
QUOTATION:The great art of governing consists in not letting men grow old in their jobs.
(Ne pas laisser vieillir les hommes doit être le grand art du gouvernement.)
ATTRIBUTION:NAPOLEON, letter to Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot, August 9, 1796.—Correspondance de Napoléon Ier, vol. 1, p. 532 (1858).
SUBJECTS:Government
 
 
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