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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Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.
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 ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death.
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
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.
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 passion so contagious as that of fear.
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.
No emancipation without that of society.
I may be the only mother in America who knows exactly what their child is up to all the time.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
What does it mean to pre-board? Do you get on before you get on?
You either love or you hate. You live in the middle, you get nothing.
Science is fun. Science is curiosity. We all have natural curiosity. Science is a process of investigating. It's posing questions and coming up with a method. It's delving in.
The key is to get to know people and trust them to be who they are. Instead, we trust people to be who we want them to be - and when they're not, we cry.
Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly. It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
The whole aspect of cinema and film festivals should be a moment to come together and celebrate art and humanity. It would be a shame if there was such a divide.
Our work on light bulbs wasn't an arbitrary mandate. We didn't just pick a standard out of the air, or look for a catchy sounding standard like 25 by 2025 not based in science or feasibility. Instead, we worked with both industry and environmental groups to come up with a standard that made sense and was doable.