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Michel de Montaigne

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Biography - Michel de Montaigne:

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

Quote

For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Michel de Montaigne




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Les jeux des enfants ne sont pas des jeux, et les faut juger en eux comme leurs plus sérieuses actions.”
Michel de Montaigne

German
Wie man denn in der Tat wohl zu merken hat, daß Kinderspiele keine Spiele, sondern an sich betrachtet für Kinder die ernsthaftesten Beschäftigungen sind.”
Michel de Montaigne




See also  

See also...



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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil

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Wisdom leads us back to childhood.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées

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My work is a game, a very serious game.”
M. C. Escher




Quotes

Quotes about action:


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I have laboured carefully, not to mock, lament, or execrate, but to understand human actions.”
Baruch Spinoza - Tractatus politicus
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”
John Locke - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
Hannah Arendt
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Think like a man of action, act like a man of thought.”
Henri Bergson
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To act freely is to retake possession of oneself; it is to place oneself back in pure duration.”
Henri Bergson - Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness
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Quotes

Quotes for: game:


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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”
Winston Churchill
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A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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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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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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My trade and art is to live.”
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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