A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

Ambition is not a vice of little people.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

I believe it to be true that dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations; but there is art required to sort and understand them.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.

Michel de Montaigne #Authors

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