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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

It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est mille fois plus aisé de faire le bien que de le bien faire.

German
Es ist tausendmal leichter, Gutes zu tun, als es gut zu tun.




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Do not wait to be perfect to start something good.




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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.
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The best is the enemy of good.
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The usual pretext of those who make others unhappy is that they do it for their own good.
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.
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It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.
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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.
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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.
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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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