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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#French Philosopher

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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 Eyquem de Montaigne
#Discipline

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
No wind favors him who has no destined port.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Goals

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
The greater part of the world's troubles are due to questions of grammar
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Grammar

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
There never were in the world two opinions alike, no more than two hairs or two grains; the most universal quality is diversity
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Diversity

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#French Philosopher

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#French Philosopher #Courage

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
An unattempted woman cannot boast of her chastity
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Chastity

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
There are defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Failure

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Confidence in others' honesty is no light testimony of one's own integrity
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Confidence

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Those that will combat use and custom by the strict rules of grammar do but jest
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Custom

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Wonder is the foundation of all philosophy, inquiry the progress, ignorance the end
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Ignorance

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#French Philosopher #Children

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
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 Eyquem de Montaigne
#Elderly

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
A man may by custom fortify himself against pain, shame, and suchlike accidents; but as to death, we can experience it but once, and are all apprentices when we come to it
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Accidents

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
It is humankind's duty to respect all life, not only animals have feelings but even also trees and plants
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#Animals

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
#French Philosopher