Here is a list of the Best Quotes of Montesquieu
1. To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
2. There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice.
3. Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.
4. Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.
5. Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free.
6. A nation may lose its liberties in a day and not miss them in a century.
7. It is necessary from the very nature of things that power should be a check to power.
8. The deterioration of every government begins with the decay of the principles on which it was founded.
9. Every man who has power is impelled to abuse it.
10. Law should be like death, which spares no one.