• I will be rich by myself and not by borrowing.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • Meditation is a rich and powerful method of study for anyone who knows how to examine his mind.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • I know well what I am fleeing from but not what I am in search of.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
    A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
  • When I quote others I do so in order to express my own ideas more clearly
    ~ Michel de Montaigne
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