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Quote from Charles de Montesquieu,

"The deterioration of every government
begins with the decay of the principles
on which it was founded."


Charles de Montesquieu (more quotes by Charles de Montesquieu or books by/about Charles de Montesquieu)

[Montesquieu, Charles Louis de Secondat] (1689-1755) Baron de Montesquieu


The Spirit of the Laws, VIII, 1752


Constitution, Corruption, Government, History, Honor, Republic, Responsibility, Society, Tyranny, Usurpation, Wisdom


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