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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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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




Translation  

Translation

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French
Quand on me contrarie, on éveille mon attention, non pas ma colère : je m'avance vers celui qui me contredit, qui m'instruit.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais

German
Gibt man mir Kontra, erregt das meine Aufmerksamkeit, nicht meinen Zorn. Dem, der mir widerspricht, öffne ich mich: Ich lerne ja von ihm.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais




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Love your Enemies, for they tell you your faults.”
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Anger and intolerance are the enemies of correct understanding.”
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If I were not king, I should lose my temper.”
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Anger is a short madness.”
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Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.”
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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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