A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others
After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a...
Happiness consists more in the small conveniences of pleasures that occur every day, than in...