Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

French essayist and philosopher

Lived from: 1533-1592

Category: Philosophers

Quotes: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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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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    Habit is second nature.
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    A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
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    A man should ever be ready booted to take his journey.
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    A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
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    Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
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    All the world knows me in my book, and may book in me.
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    Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
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    Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
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    Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
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    He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
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    He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
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    Ambition is not a vice of little people.
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    After mature deliberation of counsel, the good Queen to establish a rule and immutable example unto all posterity, for the moderation and required modesty in a lawful marriage, ordained the number of six times a day as a lawful, necessary and competent limit.
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    Ambition is not a vice of little people.
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