logo
language English German French
Michel de Montaigne

Find the best quotes, maxims and aphorisms of: Michel de Montaigne

French philosopher.
Born: 1533 - Died: 1592
Period:
16th century
Place of birth: France
France
Clear all filters

Michel de Montaigne - Quotes



Quote
I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?"
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage."
Michel de Montaigne
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Few men have been admired by their own households."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Philosophize is to learn how to die."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
There is no desire more natural than the desire for knowledge."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
My trade and art is to live."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness."
Michel de Montaigne
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Thus, reader, I am myself the matter of my book."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Who fears to suffer, already suffers what he fears."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
As one might say of me that I have only made here a collection of other people's flowers, having provided nothing of my own but the cord to bind them together."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available


Quote
Virtue will not be followed but for herself; and, if we sometimes borrow her mask for some other occasion, she presently pulls it off again."
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
facebook twitter google plus linkedin Detail viewTranslations available





Tag

Filter by tag




Source

Filter by source




Translation

Find Michel de Montaigne quotes in french or in german.

Click on the translation icon.