There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
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...
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
The less men think, the more they talk.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.