In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
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...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Patriotism is just loyalty to friends, people, families.
Little friends may prove great friends.