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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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Every other knowledge is harmful to him who does not have knowledge of goodness.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays



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Note




Source: Essays:

Wikisource - Essais de Montaigne (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Toute autre science est dommageable à celui qui n'a pas la science de la bonté.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essais

German
Jedes andere Wissen schadet dem, der kein Wissen vom Guten hat.”
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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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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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.”
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