Louis XVIII of France Quotes

  • Punctuality is the politeness of kings.

    Attributed, in 'Souvenirs de J. Lafitte' (1844) bk. 1, ch. 3
  • The English, a spirited nation, claim the empire of the sea; the French, a calmer nation, claim that of the air.

    "Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations" by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, p. 615-17, when Comte de Provence (1783). Impromter sur nos decouverte aerostatiques. Year of the aeronautical experiments of the brothers Montgolfier, Pilatre de Rozier, and Marquis d'Arlandes, 1922.

Louis XVIII of France

  • Born: November 17, 1755
  • Died: September 16, 1824
  • Occupation: Monarch
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