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
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
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.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.