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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

The less men think, the more they talk.




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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.
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He who thinks little, errs much.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
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I think, therefore I am.
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For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.
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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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It is a thousand times easier to do good than to do it well.
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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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