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He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

Michel de Montaigne

So it is with minds. Unless you keep them busy with some definite subject that will bridle and control them, they throw themselves in disorder hither and yon in the vague field of imagination. ..And there is no mad or idle fancy that they do no bring forth in the agitation.

Michel de Montaigne

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

Michel de Montaigne

He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.

Michel de Montaigne

Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose if you belittle yourself, you are believed if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved.

Michel de Montaigne

The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.

Michel de Montaigne

No man is exempt from saying silly things the mischief is to say them deliberately.

Michel de Montaigne

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.

Michel de Montaigne

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Michel de Montaigne

The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.

Michel de Montaigne

Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.

Michel de Montaigne

I will follow the right side even to the fire, but excluding the fire if I can.

Michel de Montaigne

When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.

Michel de Montaigne

The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure.

Michel de Montaigne

Even on the highest throne in the world, we are still sitting on our ass.

Michel de Montaigne

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

Michel de Montaigne



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