Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
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.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Talent alone won't make you a success. Neither will being in the right place at...
The secret to success is constancy to purpose.