Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action.
Why not learn to enjoy the little things -- there are so many of them.