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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

Quote

It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well.
Charles de Montesquieu - The Spirit of the Laws




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Il est mille fois plus aisé de faire le bien que de le bien faire.”
Charles de Montesquieu - De l'esprit des lois

German
Es ist tausendmal leichter, Gutes zu tun, als es gut zu tun.”
Charles de Montesquieu - Vom Geist der Gesetze




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See also...



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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.”
Abbé Pierre




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The best is the enemy of good.”
Voltaire - Philosophical Dictionary
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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Charles de Montesquieu also said...


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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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I have ever held it as a maxim, never to do that through another, which it was possible for me to execute myself.”
Charles de Montesquieu
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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.”
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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An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.”
Charles de Montesquieu
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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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