Catherine II, called Catherine the Great reigned as Empress of Russia for 34 years, from 9 July 1762 until her death. She exemplifies the enlightened despot of her era.
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“I like to praise and reward loudly, to blame quietly.”
“In politics a capable ruler must be guided by circumstances, conjectures and conjunctions”
“Men make love more intensely at 20, but make love better, however, at 30 - Men make love more intensely at 20, but make love better, however, at 30 - Catherine II of Russia”
“Your wit makes others witty.”
“I beg you take courage; the brave soul can mend even disaster.”
“In my position you have to read when you want to write and to talk when you would like to read.”
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