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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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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




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Comme quelqu'un pourrait dire de moi : que j'ai seulement fait ici un amas de fleurs étrangères, n'y ayant fourni du mien, que le filet à les lier.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais




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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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When someone opposes me, he arouses my attention, not my anger. I go to greet a man who contradicts me, who instructs me.”
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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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