"An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war."
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice."Charles de Montesquieu on Albert Einstein
"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."Charles de Montesquieu on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one."Charles de Montesquieu on Albert Einstein
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed."Charles de Montesquieu on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills we shall never surrender."Charles de Montesquieu on Winston Churchill
"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."