If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
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.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
The less men think, the more they talk.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.