Rate this quote:(5.00 / 2 votes)

There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.

131 Views

Submitted by Normando on July 23, 2019

Charles de Montesquieu

Charles-Louis de Secondat, baron de La Brede et de Montesquieu (Eng. /ement-?skyu/; 18 January 1689 in Bordeaux - 10 February 1755), was a French social commentator and political thinker who lived during the Era of the Enlightenment. He is famous for his articulation of the theory of separation of powers, taken for granted in modern discussions of government and implemented in many constitutions throughout the world. He was largely responsible for the popularization of the terms feudalism and Byzantine Empire

All Charles de Montesquieu quotes | Charles de Montesquieu Books

FAVORITE (0 fans)

Discuss this Charles de Montesquieu quote with the community:

0 Comments

    Translation

    Find a translation for this quote in other languages:

    वहाँ कोई क्रूर अत्याचार नहीं है जो कानून की ढाल के तहत और न्याय के नाम पर हो।

    não há tirania mais cruel do que aquela que é perpetrada sob o escudo da lei e em nome da justiça.

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)

    Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive

    Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Charles de Montesquieu Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 2 Dec. 2020. <https://www.quotes.net/quote/75388>.

    Embed

    We need you!

    Help build the largest human-edited quotes collection on the web!

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Authors

    »

    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.