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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    The greatest thing in the world is to know how to be self-sufficient.
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    The honor of the conquest is rated by the difficulty.
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    The memory represents to us not what we choose but what it pleases.
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    The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
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    The most manifest sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness; her state is like that in the regions above the moon, always clear and serene.
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    The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.
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    The most unhappy and frail creatures are men and yet they are the proudest.
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    The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbors, causeth a war to follow between Princes.
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    The smallest annoyances, disturb us the most.
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    The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.
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    The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
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    The thing I fear most is fear.
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    The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom.
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    The weeping of an heir is laughter in disguise.
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    The word is half his that speaks, and half his that hears it.
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