The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
The less men think, the more they talk.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.