An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
When you can be your own best audience and when your applause is the best...
Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in...
God may allow His servant to succeed when He has disciplined him to a point...