Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne
Charles-Joseph, 7th Prince of Ligne (Charles-Joseph, Prince de Ligne in French, Charles Joseph Fürst von Ligne (or Fürst de Ligne), in German: (May 23, 1735, Brussels – December 13, 1814, Vienna) was a Field marshal and writer, and member of a princely family of Hainaut.
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- Le congrès ne marche pas, il danse.
- The congress of Vienna does not walk, but it dances.
- Reported in the Edinburgh Review, July 1890, p. 244, which praised it as part of "[o]ne of the Prince de Ligne's speeches that will last forever".