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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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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Charles de Montesquieu




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Quotes about death:


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As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.”
Leonardo da Vinci - Codex Trivulzianus
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The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
Mark Twain
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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A free man thinks of nothing less than of death, and his wisdom is a meditation, not on death, but on life.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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After your death you will be what you were before your birth.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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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.”
Charles de Montesquieu - The Spirit of the Laws
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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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