It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
The less men think, the more they talk.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
A passive and ignorant citizenry will never create a sustainable world.
Citizens have the natural right and the common sense duty to protect themselves, their families,...
An individualist is one who pays his taxes with a smile