Quotes by Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

French essayist and philosopher

Alive from: 1533-1592

Category: Philosophers

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    Lying is a terrible vice, it testifies that one despises God, but fears men.
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    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.
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    Man is stark mad; he cannot make a flea, and yet he will be making gods by the dozens.
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    Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out.
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    My art and profession is to live.
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    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.
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    My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.
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    My reason is not framed to bend or stoop: my knees are.
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    Nature should have been pleased to have made this age miserable, without making it also ridiculous.
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    No wind favors him who has no destined port.
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    No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.
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    Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
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    Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.
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    Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.
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    Of all the infirmities we have, the most savage is to despise our being.
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