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message 1: by Héctor (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:29PM) (new)

Héctor I quote others only in order the better to express myself.

Michel de Montaigne


message 2: by Héctor (last edited Aug 25, 2016 01:29PM) (new)

Héctor The cowardice is the mother of cruelty.

Montaigne


message 3: by Héctor (new)

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






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

M.M


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Héctor He who therein employs only his judgment and address proceeds more cheerfully: he counterfeits, he gives way, he defers quite at his ease, according to the necessities of occasions; he fails in his attempt without trouble and affliction, ready and entire for a new enterprise; he always marches with the bridle in his hand.

Montaigne, Of Managing The Will


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