Michel De Montaigne
How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
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If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.
Valor is stability, not of legs and arms, but of courage and the soul.
The thing I fear most is fear.
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.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
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.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
A chain is no stronger than its weakest link, and life is after all a chain.
In politics stupidity is not a handicap.
Everything has been figured out, except how to live.
There is adantage in the wisdom won from pain
The problem for those who assert biblical authority in support of traditional definitions of marriage is that one could, with equal validity, assert that the lending of money or certain kinds of haircuts are forbidden by God, or that slavery and the subjugation of women are authorized by the Lord.
Today's consumers are eager to become loyal fans of companies that respect purposeful capitalism. They are not opposed to companies making a profit indeed, they may even be investors in these companies - but at the core, they want more empathic, enlightened corporations that seek a balance between profit and purpose.
What material success does is provide you with the ability to concentrate on other things that really matter. And that is being able to make a difference, not only in your own life, but in other people's lives.
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
The clearest explanation for the failure of any marriage is that the two people are incompatible that is, that one is male and the other female.