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Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
Freedom
Charles De Montesquieu

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Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.
Friends and Friendship
Charles De Montesquieu

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I have always observed that to succeed in the world a person must seem simple, yet wise.
Simplicity
Charles De Montesquieu

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If triangles made a god, they would give him three sides.
God
Charles De Montesquieu

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It is always the adventurers who do great things, not the sovereigns of great empires.
Greatness
Charles De Montesquieu

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Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Liberty
Charles De Montesquieu

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Lunch kills half of Paris, supper the other half.
Food and Eating
Charles De Montesquieu

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Luxury ruins republics; poverty, monarchies.
Luxury
Charles De Montesquieu

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Political liberty is to be found only in moderate governments.
Liberty
Charles De Montesquieu

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Success in the majority of circumstances depends on knowing how long it takes to succeed.
Time and Time Management
Charles De Montesquieu

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The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
Law and Lawyers
Charles De Montesquieu

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The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
Law and Lawyers
Charles De Montesquieu

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Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
Law and Lawyers
Charles De Montesquieu

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We should weep for men at their birth, not at their death.
Death and Dying
Charles De Montesquieu

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What orators lack in depth, they make up to you in length.
Speakers and Speaking
Charles De Montesquieu

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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