Sharl Montesquieu

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Sharl Montesquieu

Sharl Montesquieu

An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:39]
An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:54]
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:19]
In most things success depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:50]
In the infancy of societies, the chiefs of state shape its institutions; later the institutions shape the chiefs of state.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:18]
It is not the young people that degenerate; they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:34]
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:29]
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:51]
Peace is a natural effect of trade.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:01]
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:54]
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 [07/27/2011 08:07:37]
There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:38]
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:11]
What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:00]
If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:29]
There should be weeping at a man's birth, not at his death.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:40]
We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:59]
I have always observed that to succeed in the world one should seem a fool, but be wise.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:42]
Laws undertake to punish only overt acts.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:44]
To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:26]
The less men think, the more they talk.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:41]
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:28]
I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 07:07:52]
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 [07/27/2011 07:07:40]
Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it.More Sharl Montesquieu [07/27/2011 08:07:31]

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