I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
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...
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...