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Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul."

Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.




Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself."

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.




Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears."

A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened."

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.




Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees."

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband."

A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health."

Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.




Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out."

Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness."

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "We are all patchwork, and so shapeless and diverse in composition that each bit, each moment, plays its own game."

We are all patchwork, and so shapeless and diverse in composition that each bit, each moment, plays its own game.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "~The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them ~"

~The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them ~



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation."

The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation.




Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "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."

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.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The daughter-in-law of Pythagoras said that a woman who goes to bed with a man ought to lay aside her modesty with her skirt, and put it on again with her petticoat"

The daughter-in-law of Pythagoras said that a woman who goes to bed with a man ought to lay aside her modesty with her skirt, and put it on again with her petticoat



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others."

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Man is quite insane. He wouldn?t know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen."

Man is quite insane. He wouldn?t know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Every man has within himself the entire human condition"

Every man has within himself the entire human condition



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity."

Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly."

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "No pleasure has any savor for me without communication."

No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere."

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "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."

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.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom."

We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly."

When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "I want death to find me planting my cabbages."

I want death to find me planting my cabbages.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom."

On the highest throne in the world, we still sit only on our own bottom.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself."

Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her."

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "A man must become wise at his own expense."

A man must become wise at his own expense.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul."

My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "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 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.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "There is, nevertheless, a certain respect and a general duty of humanity that ties us, not only to beasts that have life and sense, but even to trees and plants."

There is, nevertheless, a certain respect and a general duty of humanity that ties us, not only to beasts that have life and sense, but even to trees and plants.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "There is no more expensive thing than a free gift."

There is no more expensive thing than a free gift.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Not being able to govern events, I govern myself."

Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than it was because he was he, and I was I."

If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than it was because he was he, and I was I.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak."

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of."

I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss; his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never."

When all is summed up, a man never speaks of himself without loss; his accusations of himself are always believed; his praises never.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness."

Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."

Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Excellent memories are often coupled with feeble judgments."

Excellent memories are often coupled with feeble judgments.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately."

Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre."

The public weal requires that men should betray, and lie, and massacre.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "Man is the sole animal whose nudities offend his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind."

Man is the sole animal whose nudities offend his own companions, and the only one who, in his natural actions, withdraws and hides himself from his own kind.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mold...The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbor creates a war betwixt princes."

The souls of emperors and cobblers are cast in the same mold...The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbor creates a war betwixt princes.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself."

I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "True freedom is to have power over oneself for everything."

True freedom is to have power over oneself for everything.



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "I know that the arms of friendship are long enough to reach from the one end of the world to the other"

I know that the arms of friendship are long enough to reach from the one end of the world to the other



Michel De Montaigne Quotes: "The lack of wealth is easily repaired but the poverty of the soul is irreplaceable."

The lack of wealth is easily repaired but the poverty of the soul is irreplaceable.