An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
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.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more
But happiness is no respecter of persons.