Home
logo
English German French
language
Michel de Montaigne

Quote of Michel de Montaigne - It is good to rub and...


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

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.



Note 

Note






Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est bon de frotter et limer notre cervelle contre celle d'autrui.

German
Es ist gut, unseren Geist gegen den von anderen zu reiben und zu polieren.




See also 

See also...



Nothing develops intelligence like travel.

There are mirrors for the face, but none for the mind.




Quotes for: others


Quotes

Quotes about others:


To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

If we had no pride we should not complain of that of others.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Let the other side be heard as well.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
facebook twitter linkedin



View quote







Quotes

Michel de Montaigne also said...


I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote
There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.
facebook twitter linkedin




View quote







info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email