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Michel de Montaigne Quotes: We should be similarly wary of accepting common opinions; we should judge them by the ways of reason not by popular vote.
         

We should be similarly wary of accepting common opinions; we should judge them by the ways of reason not by popular vote.


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




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



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The great man presides over all his states of consciousness with obstinate rigor.



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