Michel De Montaigne Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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if-you-press-me-to-say-why-i-loved-him-i-can-say-no-more-than-because-he-was-he-and-i-was-i
let-us-permit-nature-to-have-her-way-she-understands-her-business-better-than-we-do
age-imprints-more-wrinkles-in-the-mind-than-it-does-on-the-face
stubborn-and-ardent-clinging-to-ones-opinion-is-the-best-proof-of-stupidity
valor-is-stability-not-of-legs-and-arms-but-of-courage-and-the-soul
a-good-marriage-would-be-between-a-blind-wife-and-a-deaf-husband
there-is-no-desire-more-natural-than-the-desire-for-knowledge
ambition-is-not-a-vice-of-little-people
lend-yourself-to-others-but-give-yourself-to-yourself
he-who-establishes-his-argument-by-noise-and-command-shows-that-his-reason-is-weak
custom-is-a-second-nature-and-no-less-powerful
god-defend-me-from-being-an-honest-man-according-to-the-description-which-every-day-i-see-made-by-each-man-to-his-own-glorification
honesty-is-a-question-of-right-and-wrong-not-a-matter-of-policy
desire-and-hope-will-push-us-on-toward-the-future
one-may-be-humble-out-of-pride
ignorance-is-the-mother-of-all-evils
wonder-is-the-foundation-of-all-philosophy-inquiry-the-progress-ignorance-the-end
ignorance-is-the-softest-pillow-on-which-a-man-can-rest-his-head
experience-has-taught-me-this-that-we-undo-ourselves-by-impatience-misfortunes-have-their-life-and-their-limits-their-sickness-and-their-health
when-a-mans-talk-is-commonplace-and-his-writings-uncommon-it-means-that-his-talent-lies-in-the-place-from-which-he-borrows-it-and-not-in-himself
everyone-may-speak-truly-but-to-speak-logically-prudently-and-adequately-is-a-talent-few-possess
no-noble-thing-can-be-done-without-risks
the-finest-lives-in-my-opinion-are-those-who-rank-in-the-common-model-and-with-the-human-race-but-without-miracle-without-extravagance
philosophy-is-doubt
how-many-worthy-men-have-we-seen-survive-their-own-reputation
fame-and-tranquility-can-never-be-bedfellows
i-quote-others-only-to-better-express-myself
we-are-born-to-inquire-into-truth-it-belongs-to-a-greater-to-possess-it
i-care-not-so-much-what-i-am-to-others-as-what-i-am-to-myself-i-will-be-rich-by-myself-and-not-by-borrowing
i-listen-with-attention-to-the-judgement-of-all-men-but-so-far-as-i-can-remember-i-have-followed-none-but-my-own
once-conform-once-do-what-others-do-because-they-do-it-and-a-kind-of-lethargy-steals-over-all-the-finer-senses-of-the-soul
no-wind-serves-him-who-addresses-his-voyage-to-no-certain-port
even-on-the-most-exalted-throne-in-the-world-we-are-only-sitting-on-our-own-bottom
there-is-perhaps-no-more-obvious-vanity-than-to-write-of-it-so-vainly
i-want-death-to-find-me-planting-my-cabbage
man-is-certainly-stark-mad-he-cannot-make-a-worm-and-yet-he-will-be-making-gods-by-dozens
the-greater-part-of-the-worlds-troubles-are-due-to-questions-of-grammar
since-we-cannot-match-it-let-us-take-our-revenge-by-abusing-it
those-who-have-compared-our-life-to-a-dream-were-right-we-sleeping-wake-and-waking-sleep
satiety-comes-of-too-frequent-repetition-and-he-who-will-not-give-himself-leisure-to-be-thirsty-can-never-find-the-true-pleasure-of-drinking
there-never-were-in-the-world-two-opinions-alike-no-more-than-two-hairs-or-two-grains-the-most-universal-quality-is-diversity
there-is-nothing-more-notable-in-socrates-than-that-he-found-time-when-he-was-an-old-man-to-learn-music-and-dancing-and-thought-it-time-well-spent
an-unattempted-woman-cannot-boast-of-her-chastity
its-not-victory-if-it-doesnt-end-the-war
no-man-is-exempt-from-saying-silly-things-the-mischief-is-to-say-them-deliberately
the-only-good-histories-are-those-that-have-been-written-by-the-persons-themselves-who-commanded-in-the-affairs-whereof-they-write
when-i-play-with-my-cat-who-knows-whether-she-is-not-amusing-herself-with-me-more-than-i-with-her
when-i-am-attacked-by-gloomy-thoughts-nothing-helps-me-so-much-as-running-to-my-books-they-quickly-absorb-me-and-banish-the-clouds-from-my-mind
it-is-very-easy-to-accuse-a-government-of-imperfection-for-all-mortal-things-are-full-of-it
the-fantasies-of-music-are-governed-by-art-mine-by-chance
to-forbid-us-anything-is-to-make-us-have-a-mind-for-it
there-is-no-course-of-life-so-weak-and-sottish-as-that-which-is-managed-by-order-method-and-discipline
in-the-education-of-children-there-is-nothing-like-alluring-the-interest-and-affection-otherwise-you-only-make-so-many-asses-laden-with-books
the-most-evident-token-and-apparent-sign-of-true-wisdom-is-a-constant-and-unconstrained-rejoicing
the-plainest-sign-of-wisdom-is-a-continual-cheerfulness-her-state-is-like-that-of-things-in-the-regions-above-the-moon-always-clear-and-serene
the-most-manifest-sign-of-wisdom-is-continued-cheerfulness
we-can-be-knowledgeable-with-other-mens-knowledge-but-we-cannot-be-wise-with-other-mens-wisdom
make-your-educational-laws-strict-and-your-criminal-ones-can-be-gentle-but-if-you-leave-youth-its-liberty-you-will-have-to-dig-dungeons-for-ages
i-do-not-care-so-much-what-i-am-to-others-as-i-care-what-i-am-to-myself
necessity-reconciles-and-brings-men-together-and-this-accidental-connection-afterwards-forms-itself-into-laws
taking-it-all-in-all-i-find-it-is-more-trouble-to-watch-after-money-than-to-get-it
it-is-a-sign-of-contraction-of-the-mind-when-it-is-content-or-of-weariness
there-never-were-in-world-two-opinions-alike-no-more-than-two-hairs-two-grains-most-universal-quality-is-diversity
to-make-judgements-about-great-lofty-things-soul-same-stature-is-needed-otherwise-we-ascribe-to-them-that-vice-which-is-our-own-michel-de-montaigne
i-honor-most-those-to-whom-i-show-least-honor-where-my-soul-moves-with-great-alacrity-i-forget-proper-steps-ceremony-michel-de-montaigne
the-souls-emperors-cobblers-are-cast-in-same-mould-michel-de-montaigne
friendship-that-possesses-whole-soul-there-rules-sways-with-absolute-sovereignty-can-admit-no-rival-michel-de-montaigne
the-most-regular-most-perfect-soul-in-world-has-but-too-much-to-do-to-keep-itself-upright-from-being-overthrown-by-its-own-weakness-michel-de-montaigne
love-to-his-soul-gave-eyes-he-knew-things-are-not-as-they-seem-the-dream-is-his-real-life-world-around-him-is-dream-michel-de-montaigne
poverty-goods-is-easily-cured-poverty-soul-impossible-michel-de-montaigne
the-finest-souls-are-those-that-have-most-variety-suppleness-michel-de-montaigne
i-do-not-speak-minds-others-except-to-speak-my-own-mind-better-michel-de-montaigne
we-are-more-solicitous-that-men-speak-us-than-how-they-speak-michel-de-montaigne
lovers-are-angry-reconciled-entreat-thank-appoint-finally-speak-all-things-by-their-michel-de-montaigne
truth-reason-are-common-to-everyone-are-no-more-his-who-spake-them-first-than-his-who-speaks-them-after-michel-de-montaigne
the-conduct-our-lives-is-true-mirror-our-doctrine-michel-de-montaigne
the-perpetual-work-your-life-is-but-to-lay-foundation-death-michel-de-montaigne
women-are-more-susceptible-to-pain-than-to-pleasure-michel-de-montaigne