Baron de Montesquieu
Charles de Montesquieu
"To become truly great, one has to stand with the people, not above them." This quote shows that if you are truly great, you are in it for the common good of the people, not to have power to yourself.
"If triangles had a god, they would give him three sides." This shows that a government is only as good as it's people or what the people do.
"An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war." This shows if you use voilence for something you have to keep useing it for it stay the same.
"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetuated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." The quote shows how cruel it is to the people when a leader can do things that are wrong and not be punished because the law supposedly said the they can do so.