Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne

Marriage has, for its share, usefulness, justice, honour, and constancy; a stale but more durable pleasure. Love is grounded on pleasure alone, and it is indeed more gratifying to the senses, keener and more acute; a pleasure stirred and kept alive by difficulties. There must be a sting and a smart in it. It ceases to be love if it has no shafts and no fire.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An orator of past times declared that his calling was to make small things appear to be grand.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Natural inclinations are assisted and reinforced by education, but they are hardly ever altered or overcome.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every one is well or ill at ease, according as he finds himself! not he whom the world believes, but he who believes himself to be so, is content; and in him alone belief gives itself being and realityMore Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Children's games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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