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 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.
A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.
Even from their infancy we frame them to the sports of love: their instruction, behavior, attire, grace, learning and all their words azimuth only at love, respects only affection. Their nurses and their keepers imprint no other thing in them.
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.
How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind - and to work some of those contradictions out for myself.
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
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 whole history of science has been the gradual realization that events do not happen in an arbitrary manner, but that they reflect a certain underlying order, which may or may not be divinely inspired.
The best proof of love is trust.
The Internet: transforming society and shaping the future through chat.
Fathers are biological necessities, but social accidents.
Any man who has had the job I've had and didn't have a sense of humor wouldn't still be here.
I am prepared for the worst, but hope for the best.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Everything family does is reflection on the other people.
I have a lot of amazing women, you know, women in my life who have been an example for me of what not to do.