Charles de Secondat Quote: “When the legislative and executive powers…”

When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.

Charles de Secondat


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Name: Charles de Secondat
Profession: Philosopher
Nationality: French
Birthday: January 18, 1689
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