No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
I look to a time when brotherhood needs no publicity; to a time when a...
Unity to be real must stand the severest strain without breaking.
I know the greatness of Christianity; it is a past greatness.... I live in 1924,...
I'm not insecure. I've been through way too much f**king sh*t to be insecure. I've...