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Michel de Montaigne's Profile

Brief about Michel de Montaigne: By info that we know Michel de Montaigne was born at 1970-01-01. And also Michel de Montaigne is French Philosopher.

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He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.

Tags: Fears, Shall, Suffer

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

Tags: Company, Education, Reason

Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness.

Tags: Another, Confidence, Good

Rejoice in the things that are present; all else is beyond thee.

Tags: Beyond, Else, Present

There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.

Tags: Alone, Communication, Mind

When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.

Tags: Her, She, Whether

I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.

Tags: Keep, Mad, Work

Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.

Tags: Dreams, Life, Sleep

No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.

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Poverty of goods is easily cured; poverty of soul, impossible.

Tags: Impossible, Poverty, Soul

A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them.

Tags: Looks, Matters, Water

If ordinary people complain that I speak too much of myself, I complain that they do not even think of themselves.

Tags: Complain, Speak, Themselves

Love to his soul gave eyes; he knew things are not as they seem. The dream is his real life; the world around him is the dream.

Tags: Life, Love, Real

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.

Tags: Life, Lost, Soul

One may be humble out of pride.

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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.

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There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.

Tags: Contagious, Fear, Passion

Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.

Tags: Face, Future, Self

It is not death, it is dying that alarms me.

Tags: Death, Dying

'Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.

Tags: Edge, Mind, Pains