Montesquieu Quote

Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws: the Deity His laws, the material world its laws, the intelligences superior to man their laws, the beasts their laws, man his laws.


The Spirit of the Laws (1748), Vol. 1, book 1

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Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws:...

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Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws:...

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Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws:...

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Laws, in their most general signification, are the necessary relations arising from the nature of things. In this sense all beings have their laws:...