To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
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...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
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.
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.