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
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
The less men think, the more they talk.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.