Michel De Montaigne
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
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Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
The thing I fear most is fear.
Marriage is like a cage one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them... Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.
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.
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
It is a sign of contraction of the mind when it is content, or of weariness. A spirited mind never stops within itself it is always aspiring and going beyond its strength.
I'm religiously opposed to religion.
A graduation ceremony is an event where the commencement speaker tells thousands of students dressed in identical caps and gowns that 'individuality' is the key to success.
I want to be very close to someone I respect and admire and have somebody who feels the same way about me.
The deferring of anger is the best antidote to anger.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
Like your home's closets, your financial clutter needs an overhaul every now and again, and the payoff will go far beyond the psychic satisfaction of neatening up.
The best book, like the best speech, will do it all - make us laugh, think, cry and cheer - preferably in that order.
Why are people unemployed? Because there is no work. Why is there no work? Because people are not buying products and services. Why are people not buying products and services? Because they have no money. Why do people have no money? Because they are unemployed.
Working with my dad was such a gas. We approached the work in a similar way. We only made two films together when I was an adult, Tucker, and Blown Away, but it was so much fun to play with your parent like that.