Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its...
The received image of a writer is that of an unproductive sensitive who suffers from...