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|Some of the Greatest Political Quotes in the History of the World, Featuring |
Around 600 Great Quotes Hagopian Institute. Peace is a natural efect of trade. f
Baron de Montesquieu The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the
|tier of Composing Laws," that the defining spirit of the legislator should be |
moderation. ... for constitution-makers, the explicit purpose of this book was to
describe and bring to life the "spirit" and the modes of inquiry that lawgivers ought
to apply ...
|He also identified other, “secondary causes,” such as religion and laws that |
played a “The spirit of moderation greater role as civilization should also be the
spirit of spread. He identified religion the lawgiver.” as a social phenomenon,
|This thought prepares us for the encounter with yet a third form of "moderation. ... |
We can see this difference most readily if we begin from the fact that "prudence"
is the virtue of deliberation, and deliberation is ... Now but Aristotle also teaches
that "the political philosopher is the architect of the end toward which we look
when we speak of the bad and ... of justice, liberty, security, and property: he
explains that the "moderation" he means to teach as the spirit of the true lawgiver
|Lois] only in order to prove it — that the spirit of the legislator ought to be the spirit |
of moderation" (II, 865; cf. also 320 seq.} ... the lawgiver; he also means — and
that is sociologically more interesting — that he should, when formulating his
|The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver. - Montesquieu, |
Charles De The severity of the laws prevents their execution. - Montesquieu,
Charles De Political liberty is to be found only in moderate governments.
|The lawgiver should follow the general spirit, unless it is at variance with the |
principle of government. ... Religion is also a major part of the general spirit and
is crucial to a nation's well-being, for reasons having nothing to do with the
worship of God. ... se trouve toujours entre deux limites" (the spirit of moderation
must be that of the legislator; the political good, like the moral good, is found
between the two ...
|Who will dare to say that such an arsenal is insufficient ? ... The statistics |
demonstrate that crimes grow less frequent by reason of education and the
comforts of the population, and that moderation of punishment tempers the
ferocity of crime.
|A portion of the language of the Spirit to the angel of one of the churches was : “|
Be watchful, and strengthen the things that remain, that are ... Our early Friends
claimed that they were led out of conformity to the world in these things by the
Spirit of Christ, our holy Lawgiver! can .... moderation, and plainness, in language
and habit; and not examples only, but also to restrain them from anything that
might be ...