Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
The less men think, the more they talk.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.