Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
The less men think, the more they talk.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
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.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
He is happy that knoweth not himself to be otherwise.
Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth...
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;...