Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.