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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
Source: Essays

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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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Si on me presse de dire pourquoi je l'aimais, je sens que cela ne se peut exprimer qu'en répondant : « Parce que c'était lui, parce que c'était moi ».”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais

German
Wenn man in mich dringt, zu sagen, warum ich ihn liebte, so fühle ich, dass sich dies nicht aussprechen lässt, ich antworte denn: Weil er er war; weil ich ich war.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais




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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.”
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Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.”
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
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My trade and art is to live.”
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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
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