What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.
Quote by Charles De Montesquieu
Charles De Montesquieu Quotes
False happiness renders men stern and proud, and that happiness is never communicated. True happiness...
If I knew something that would serve my country but would harm mankind, I would...
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him,...
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.
Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Peace is a natural effect of trade.
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions...
Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool,...
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of...
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life;...
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without...
Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law...