Montesquieu Quote

If a republic is small, it is destroyed by a foreign force; if it is large, it is destroyed by an internal vice.


The Spirit of the Laws (1748)

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If a republic is small, it is destroyed by a foreign force; if it is large, it is destroyed by an internal vice.

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If a republic is small, it is destroyed by a foreign force; if it is large, it is destroyed by an internal vice.

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If a republic is small, it is destroyed by a foreign force; if it is large, it is destroyed by an internal vice.

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If a republic is small, it is destroyed by a foreign force; if it is large, it is destroyed by an internal vice.