Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
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...
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.