Michel De Montaigne Quotes

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Blaise Pascal
“The manner in which Epictetus, Montaigne, and Salomon de Tultie wrote, is the most usual, the most suggestive, the most remembered, and the oftener quoted; because it is entirely composed of thoughts born from the common talk of life.”
Blaise Pascal, Pensées

Michel de Montaigne
“If I am pressed to say why I loved him, I feel it can only be explained by replying: 'Because it was he; because it was me.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Horace
“ratio et prudentia curas,
Non locus effusi late maris arbiter, aufert.

[it is reason and wisdom which take away cares, not places affording wide views over the sea.]”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Michel de Montaigne
“I have not seen anywhere in the world a more obvious malformed person and miracle than myself. Through use and time we become conditioned to anything strange; but the more I become familiar with and know myself, the more my deformity amazes me and the less I understand myself.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Michel de Montaigne
“Truth for us nowadays is not what is, but what others can be brought to accept: just as we call money not only legal tender but any counterfeit coins in circulation.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Michel de Montaigne
“Todos los días van hacia la muerte, el último la alcanza.”
Michel de Montaigne, Ensayos

Michel de Montaigne
“მე არ მსურს, რომ მხოლოდ მასწავლებელი წყვეტდეს ყველა­ფერს, მხოლოდ ის საუბრობ­დეს _ მოძღ­ვარ­მა თავის შეგირდსაც უნდა მო­უსმინოს”
Michel de Montaigne

M.J. Carter
“To paraphrase Montaigne—even when you’re sitting on the highest throne in the world, you’re still sitting on your arse.”
M.J. Carter, The Strangler Vine