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Charles-Louis De Secondat, C. S. Lewis, Edmund Burke


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"There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated

under the shield of law and in the name of justice."

-- Charles-Louis de Secondat

(1689-1755) Baron de Montesquieu

Source: The Spirit of the Laws, 1748




" 'Useful,' and 'necessity' was always 'the tyrant's plea'."

-- C. S. Lewis

(1898-1963), British novelist




"The greater the power the more dangerous the abuse."

-- Edmund Burke

(1729-1797) Irish-born British statesman, parliamentary orator, and political thinker


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