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Charles Montesquieu
(1689-1755) born on
Jan 18
French lawyer, political philosopher. He wrote "Lettres Persanes," 1721; "De L'Esprit des Lois," 1748.
         
   
F
What the orators lack in depth, they give you in length.

R
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.
A
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
N
A good writer does not write as people write, but as he writes.
K
Success generally depends upon knowing how long it takes to succeed.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
R: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
A: In "Poor Man's College Quotations Collection," ed. Sidney Madwed, AAPEX software, 1994.
N: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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