An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
The less men think, the more they talk.
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.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
Imagination, which is the Eldorado of the poet and of the novel-writer, often proves the...
Never to have lived is best, ancient writers say;Never to have drawn the breath of...