I speak the truth not so much as I would, but as much as I dare, and I dare a little more as I grow older.
Category Archive: Michel de Montaigne
The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.
Those who have compared our life to a dream were right… we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor.
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
Every man bears the whole stamp of the human condition.
The entire lower world was created in the likeness of the higher world. All that exists in the higher world appears like an image in this lower world; yet all this is but One.
Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows.
I study myself more than any other subject. That is my metaphysics, that is my physics.
The world is but a perpetual see-saw.