Sharl Montesquieu

Sharl Montesquieu

a educator, lawyer, philosopher
If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.More Sharl Montesquieu quotes [07/27/2011 07:07:40]
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.More Sharl Montesquieu quotes [07/27/2011 08:07:54]
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.More Sharl Montesquieu quotes [07/27/2011 08:07:00]
The tyranny of a prince in an oligarchy is not so dangerous to the public welfare as the apathy of a citizen in a democracy.More Sharl Montesquieu quotes [07/27/2011 08:07:37]
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state.More Sharl Montesquieu quotes [07/27/2011 08:07:18]

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