We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner...
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
The less men think, the more they talk.
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
Happiness is right around the corner. One day you will find someone who will treat...
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Sometimes when reading Goethe I have the paralyzing suspicion that he is trying to be...
Every reader, if he has a strong mind, reads himself into the book, and amalgamates...
Read in order to live.