"To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Charles de Montesquieu on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Charles de Montesquieu on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Charles de Montesquieu on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Charles de Montesquieu on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."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."