"It is more than a crime; it is a political fault," —words which I record, because they have been repeated and attributed to others.
Memoirs of Fouché. Commonly quoted, "It is worse than a crime,—it is a blunder", and attributed to Talleyrand; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
Death is an eternal sleep.Joseph Fouché
Terror, salutary terror, is here in truth the order of the day; it represses all the efforts of the wicked ; it divests crime of all covering and tinsel!Joseph Fouché