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Montesquieu
He wrote that “man invested with power is apt to abuse it”
Thomas Hobbes
He wrote that man is in a “perpetual and restless desire for power after power ceasing only in death”
Thomas Hobbes
He believed that man needed a strong dictator that would use brutal tactics if necessary
Rousseau
“man is born free, but everywhere is in chains”
Voltaire
“The best government is a benevolent tyranny tempered by an occasional assassination”
John Locke
He wrote that men have “inalienable rights to life, liberty, and property”
Montesquieu
He called for a separation of powers in government that included the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches
Rousseau
He believed that education was to be experienced first hand and that one should follow their passions in life and could find freedom in this quest for knowledge
Voltaire
He believed that an enlightened monarch that put his or her subjects first when making decisions was the ideal form of government
Locke
He said that power is always based on the consent of the governed and is in no way absolute power. He also believed that men are born with minds that are like a blank slate.