Quotes by Frederick the Great

Frederick II was a Prussian king and military leader who ruled the Kingdom of Prussia from 1740 until 1786, the longest reign of any Hohenzollern king at 46 years.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I am the first servant of my state.

Frederick the Great
 
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The worst path one can choose is not choosing a path.

DecisionsFrederick the Great
 
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Dogs have all the good traits that people have, but not their flaws.

DogsFrederick the Great
 
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Few people think, but many want to rule.

ThinkingFrederick the Great
 
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Superstition is the child of fear, weakness and ignorance.

SuperstitionFrederick the Great
 
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In the courts, the law shall speak and the rulers are to remain silent.

LawFrederick the Great
 
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Educated people are easy to govern.

EducationFrederick the Great
 
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Experience is useless if you don't learn from it.

ExperienceFrederick the Great
 
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A crown is merely a hat that doesn't protect you from the rain.

PowerFrederick the Great
 
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Every blow to a weaker enemy takes pride from yourself.

Strength, Enemies & OpponentsFrederick the Great
 
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