Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...