To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
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.
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
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,...
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.