Michel de Montaigne Quotes.

1. "The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

2. "I do not care so much what I am to others as I care what I am to myself."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

3. "Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

4. "I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly."
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5. "Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

6. "Obsession is the wellspring of genius and madness."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

7. "If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

8. "To compose our character is our duty, not to compose books, and to win, not battles and provinces, but order and tranquility in our conduct. Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately. All other things, ruling, hoarding, building, are only little appendages and props, at most."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

9. "To begin depriving death of its greatest advantage over us, let us adopt a way clean contrary to that common one; let us deprive death of its strangeness, let us frequent it, let us get used to it; let us have nothing more often in mind than death... We do not know where death awaits us: so let us wait for it everywhere." "To practice death is to practice freedom. A man who has learned how to die has unlearned how to be a slave."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

10. "My art and profession is to live."
- Quote by Michel de Montaigne

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