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Michel de Montaigne

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Biography - Michel de Montaigne:

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is a French Renaissance writer and philosopher.
Born: 1533 - Died: 1592
Period:
16th century
Place of birth: France
France

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My trade and art is to live.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Mon métier et mon art, c'est vivre.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais

German
Mein Gewerbe und meine Kunst sind zu leben.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais




See also  

See also...



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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi

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True knowledge lies in knowing how to live.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom

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I am simply what I am, or I begin to be that. I live in the present. I only remember the past, and anticipate the future. I love to live.”
Henry David Thoreau

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The art of living well, is of all the arts the greatest.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero




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Quotes for: to live:



Quotes for: to live

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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
Alan Watts
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
Hans Christian Andersen
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
René Descartes - Principles of Philosophy
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While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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To achieve great things, we must live as though we were never going to die.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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Quotes about art:



Quotes for: art

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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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The more I think about it the more I feel that there’s nothing more genuinely artistic than to love people.”
Vincent Willem van Gogh
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.”
Pablo Picasso
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.”
Marcus Aurelius
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A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament.”
Oscar Wilde
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Michel de Montaigne also said...


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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
Michel de Montaigne
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