Baron de Montesquieu Quotes
Brief author info: Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755) French political philosopher and writer.
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If we only wanted to be happy it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, which is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are.
Wonderful maxim: not to talk of things any more after they are done.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.
Mediocrity is a hand-rail.
Everything you can imagine is real.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.