What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
The less men think, the more they talk.
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public...
Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen.
An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived...
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.