Montesquieu Quote

They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable than to pretend that a blind fatality could be productive of intelligent beings.


The Spirit of Laws (ed. 2007)

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They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable...

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They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable...

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They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable...

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They who assert that a blind fatality produced the various effects we behold in this world talk very absurdly; for can anything be more unreasonable...