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HENRY IV OF NAVARRE ("LEGRAND")
French king
(1553 - 1610)

Great eaters and great sleepers are incapable of anything else that is great.
      - [Sleep]

Hang yourself, brave Crillon. We fought at Arques, and you were not there.
      - to Crillon after a great victory, appeared in a note to Voltaire's "Henriade", VIII, 109
        [War]

I am of the religion of all those who are brave and good.
      - [Religion]

I want every peasant to have a chicken in his pot on Sundays.
  [Fr., Je veux que le dimanche chaque paysan ait sa poule au pot.]
      - [Eating]

The crown, (or Paris), is well worth a mass.
  [Fr., La couronne vaut bien une messe (Paris vaut bien use messe.]
      - attributed to [Religion]


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