A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
The less men think, the more they talk.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
All lasting business is built on friendship.
FRIENDSHIP IS NEVER AT SOMEONE'S CONVINIENCE TO BE SWITCHED ON WHEN NEEDED. A FRIEND IS...