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Catherine the Great

Read through the most famous quotes from Catherine the Great

I praise loudly. I blame softly.

— Catherine the Great

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A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache.

— Catherine the Great

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I may be kindly, I am ordinarily gentle, but in my line of business I am obliged to will terribly what I will at all.

— Catherine the Great

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You philosophers are lucky men. You write on paper and paper is patient. Unfortunate Empress that I am, I write on the susceptible skins of living beings.

— Catherine the Great

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All this is only for the mice and myself to admire!

— Catherine the Great

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I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his.

— Catherine the Great

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If Russians knew how to read, they would write me off.

— Catherine the Great

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About Catherine the Great

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She also establiCatherine the Greatd a commission composed of T. Petersburg and in Moscow in 1769. The declining standing of the odnodvortsy and cossacks created motivation to become pretenders especially during the 1760s.

In the east Russia started to colonise Alaska establishing Russian America. A notable example of enlightened despot a correspondent of Voltaire and an amateur opera librettist Catherine presided over the age of the Russian Enlightenment when the Smolny Institute the first state-financed higher education institution for women in Europe was establiCatherine the Greatd. June 28] 1762 until her death at the age of sixty-seven.

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