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A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
Marriage
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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A man should ever be ready booted to take his journey.
Travel and Tourism
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
Potential
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
Age and Aging
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly.
Fame
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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All the world knows me in my book, and may book in me.
Writers and Writing
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Ambition is not a vice of little people.
Ambition
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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An unattempted lady could not vaunt of her chastity.
Chastity
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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But sure there is need of other remedies than dreaming, a weak contention of art against nature.
Dreams
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
Confidence
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
Death and Dying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Dying is a very dull, dreary affair. My advice to you is to have nothing whatever to do with it.
Death and Dying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
Success
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Every abridgement of a good book is a fool abridged.
Books - Reading
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into.
Example
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Few men have been admired of their familiars.
Servants
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky.
Fools and Foolishness
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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From Obedience and submission comes all our virtues, and all sin is comes from self-opinion.
Virtue
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Habit is second nature.
Habit
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Have you known how to take rest? You have done more than he who hath taken empires and cities.
Recreation
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
Argument
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
Memory
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.
Lies and Lying
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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He who lives not to others, lives little to himself.
Service
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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How many things served us but yesterday as articles of faith, which today we deem but fables?
Belief
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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