To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
The less men think, the more they talk.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
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...
Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too...
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.