Michel De Montaigne
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
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The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
If you don't know how to die, don't worry Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you don't bother your head about it.
Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.