Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
The less men think, the more they talk.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...