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Charles de Montesquieu

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Biography - Charles de Montesquieu:

French man of letters and political philosopher.
Born: 1689 - Died: 1755
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

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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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If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are."
Charles de Montesquieu - Persian Letters
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It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well."
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It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption."
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To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them."
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An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war."
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Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed."
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