To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
The less men think, the more they talk.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient...
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...