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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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The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
Michel de Montaigne




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
La plus forte, genereuse et superbe de toutes les vertus est la vaillance.”
Michel de Montaigne

German
Die stärkste, großzügigste und erhabenste aller Tugenden ist die Tapferkeit.”
Michel de Montaigne




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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education

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A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero




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Quotes for: courage

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Have courage to use your own reason!”
Immanuel Kant - Answering the Question: What is Enlightenment?
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
Nelson Mandela
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Audacity augments courage hesitation, fear.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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It is better to trust in ability than in luck.”
Publilius Syrus - Sentences
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Quotes about virtue:



Quotes for: virtue

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Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.”
Baruch Spinoza
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Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.”
Ludwig van Beethoven
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.”
Baruch Spinoza - Ethics
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.”
John Locke
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He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.”
Confucius
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I think my opinions are good and sound, but who does not think the same of his own?”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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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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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
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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My trade and art is to live.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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