The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner with one sheep.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
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...
The less men think, the more they talk.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
The worst form of tyranny the world has ever known the tyranny of the weak...
Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but...