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Michel de Montaigne Quotes
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The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.
The soul that has no established aim loses itself.
The same reason that makes us wrangle with a neighbor, causes a war between princes.
Most men are rich in borrowed sufficiency: a man may very well say a good thing, give a good answer, cite a good sentence, without at all seeing the force of either the one or the other.
Rash and incessant scolding runs into custom and renders itself despised.
Some men seem remarkable to the world in whom neither their wives nor their valets saw anything extraordinary. Few men have been admired by their servants.
The honor we receive from those that fear us, is not honor; those respects are paid to royalty and not to me.
I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.
We owe subjection and obedience to all our kings, whether good or bad, alike, for that has respect unto their office; but as to esteem and affection, these are only due to their virtue.
Difficulty is a coin the learned make use of like jugglers, to conceal the inanity of their art.
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