"An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Charles de Montesquieu on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Charles de Montesquieu on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Charles de Montesquieu on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Charles de Montesquieu on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Charles de Montesquieu on William Shakespeare
"It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption."
"Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death."
"We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death."
"I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve."
"There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion."