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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I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
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.
My trade and art is to live.
I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.
There is no passion so contagious as that of fear.
The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.
There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
We have all loved a guy we know has issues. Despite popular opinions, until we give it a final try, the relationship will always be in the 'what if' stage.
I'm not a film buff. I don't watch a lot of movies.
Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
I mean, why am I considered an 'it girl?' Because I'm in a lot of movies right now or am on the covers of magazines? I just hope there is something solid behind that. Because here's the thing with 'it girl' status. It's great and amazing that anybody is saying that at all. But how long does that last?
When I was at college, I worked in a department store called Brit Home Stores, which is a pretty lackluster department store, selling clothes for middle-aged women. My job was to walk the floor and find anything that was damaged, take it to the store room and log it.
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.