Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac

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Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac

Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac (September 10, 1755 - January 13, 1841) was a French politician and journalist, one of the most notorious members of the National Convention during the French Revolution.

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  • L'arbre de la liberté ne croit qu'arrosé par le sang des tyrans.
  • [Translated]: The tree of liberty only grows when watered by the blood of tyrants.
    • Speech in the Convention Nationale, 1792, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
  • II n'ya que les morts qui ne reviennent pas.
  • [Translated]: It is only the dead who do not return.
    • Speech, 1794, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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