Michel De Montaigne
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
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How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Marriage is like a cage one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out.
Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self.
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.
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.
The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it's going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that's a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you're going to actually live.
All successful people men and women are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.
Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success.
Your secret labour is always your open flavour.
I was an OK boxer, I wasn't great, I was OK, but I loved the discipline of getting together every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, usually Saturday afternoons too, with a whole bunch of mates and training, very, very hard for about two-and-half hours.
For sure, the 'Obamania' that's fast taking hold reflects an incredible thirst for change in global politics and, dare I say, a wave of optimism that things can be different.
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
A man existence is punishment enough, he can feel lonely, sad and mad sometimes but what makes one a real man is what he stands to be now for the future.
Great hopes make great men.