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5 Famous Quotes by Montesquieu
1/18/1689 - 2/10/1755
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Charles-Louis de Secondat, Montesquieu
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About Montesquieu

If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.

Happiness Quotes, by 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.

Books and reading Quotes, by Montesquieu

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Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.

Country Quotes, by Montesquieu

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Liberty is the right to do as the law permits.

Liberty Quotes, by Montesquieu

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After all, all he did was string together a lot of old, well-known quotations.

Literature Quotes, by Montesquieu

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