Montesquieu Quote

If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a Frenchman... because I am necessarily a man, and only accidentally am I French.


Pensées et Fragments Inédits de Montesquieu (1899)

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If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a...

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If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a...

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If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a...

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If I knew of something that could serve my nation but would ruin another, I would not propose it to my prince, for I am first a man and only then a...