Charles De Montesquieu Quotes

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Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed. -Charles de Montesquieu
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Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones. -Charles de Montesquieu
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We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death. -Charles de Montesquieu
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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death. -Charles de Montesquieu
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I have never known any distress that an hour's reading did not relieve. -Charles de Montesquieu
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There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion. -Charles de Montesquieu
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To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them. -Charles de Montesquieu
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The less men think, the more they talk. -Charles de Montesquieu
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The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions. -Charles de Montesquieu
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Talent is a gift which God has given us secretly, and which we reveal without perceiving it -Charles De Montesquieu
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Laws undertake to punish only overt acts -Charles De Montesquieu
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To love to read is to exchange hours of ennui for hours of delight. -Charles De Montesquieu
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There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice. -Charles De Montesquieu
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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 -Charles De Montesquieu
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The best example of democracy I can recall is five wolves sitting down to dinner with one sheep. -Charles De Montesquieu
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Books, like friends, should be few and well chosen. -Charles De Montesquieu
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An author is a fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on boring future generations -Charles De Montesquieu
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Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come. -Charles De Montesquieu
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A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century. -Charles De Montesquieu
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Vitam Impendere Vero (I consecrate my life to truth). -Charles De Montesquieu
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If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides. -Charles de Montesquieu
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