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Montaigne

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

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After mature deliberation of counsel, the good Queen to establish a rule and immutable example unto all posterity, for the moderation and required modesty in a lawful marriage, ordained the number of six times a day as a lawful, necessary and competent limit.

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I tell the truth, not as much as I would like to, but as much as I dare. I dare more and more as I grow older.

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When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.

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Socrates thought and so do I that the wisest theory about the gods is no theory at all.

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Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.

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Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.

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Obstinacy is the sister of constancy, at least in vigor and stability.

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From Obedience and submission comes all our virtues, and all sin is comes from self-opinion.

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Who feareth to suffer suffereth already, because he feareth.

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Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.

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