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
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
The less men think, the more they talk.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.