Michel De Montaigne
Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
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Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death.
Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
In true education, anything that comes to our hand is as good as a book: the prank of a page- boy, the blunder of a servant, a bit of table talk - they are all part of the curriculum.
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 truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.
Hard work pays, evil doesn't.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.