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Montaigne

1533-1592. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne. French philosopher and essayist.

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If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

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My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.

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Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.

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Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.

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I know what I am fleeing from, but not what I am in search of.

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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.

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Death, they say, acquits us of all obligations.

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He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.

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My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.

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Who does not in some sort live to others, does not live much to himself.

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