Montesquieu Quote

Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.


Lettres Persanes (1721) no. 40 (translated by J. Ozell, 1722)

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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.

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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.

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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.

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Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.