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Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Knowledge
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We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Knowledge
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Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Knowledge
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The smallest annoyances, disturb us the most.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Happiness
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It would be better to have no laws at all, than to have too many.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Law
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Every abridgement of a good book is a fool abridged.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Books
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In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk -- they are all part of the curriculum.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Education
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We only labor to stuff the memory, and leave the conscience and the understanding unfurnished and void.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Education
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The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Confidence
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Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Confidence
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Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Death
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If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Death
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It is not death that alarms me, but dying.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Death
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I want death to find me planting my cabbage
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Death
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Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Death
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Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Criticism
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Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Success
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Courage
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The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Purpose
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The great and glorious masterpiece of man is how to live with purpose.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Purpose
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Taking it all in all, I find it is more trouble to watch after money than to get it.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Money
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