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
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
The less men think, the more they talk.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Liberty and order will never be perfectly safe, until a trespass on the constitutional provisions...
The way to secure liberty is to place it in the peoples hands, that is,...