Michel de Montaigne

A Quote by 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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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne

I care so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne

"When I play with my cat, how do I know that she is not passing time with me rather than I with her?"

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne

"If you pressed me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I."

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne

"Love to his soul gave eyes; he knew things were not as they seem.  The dream is his real life; the world around him is the dream."

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne on love

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If a man should importune me to give a reason why I loved him, I find it could no otherwise be expressed, than by making answer:  because it was he, because it was I.

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne

Life in itself is neither good nor evil; it is the scene of good or evil, as you make it.

Michel de Montaigne

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A Quote by Michel de Montaigne on self-reflextion

The finest thing in the world is knowing how to belong to oneself.

Michel de Montaigne

Source: Of Solitude

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