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
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
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The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
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An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
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To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.