It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
The less men think, the more they talk.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is...
The happiness of society is the end of government.
Our best thoughts come from others.