An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on boring future generations
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
Art never comes from happiness.
Love is when the other person's happiness is more important than your own.