No kingdom has ever had as many civil wars as the kingdom of Christ.

Charles-Lewis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755) French political philosopher
Persian Letters [Lettres Persanes], Letter 27 (1721) [tr. Betts (1973)]

Alternate translations:
  • "There never was a kingdom where there has been so many civil wars as in that of Christ." [tr. Flloyd (1773)]
  • "There never has been a kingdom in which there have been so many civil wars as in that of Christ." [tr. Betts (1897)]
  • "There has never been a realm so prone to civil wars as that of Christ." [tr. Healy (1964)]
  • "No kingdom has ever existed with as many civil wars as occur in the kingdom of Christ." [tr. Mauldon (2008)]
  • "There never was a realm in which so many civil wars have broken out, as in the kingdom of Christ." [Source]
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