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
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
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...
Insecurities have the ability to shape and mold our minds to live with everything thats...
In daily life we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful,...