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...
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from...
A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a...
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Useless laws weaken necessary laws
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists...
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Working with people, the musical part is one thing but the personal part is totally...
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and sings it back...