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
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
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.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.