Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.
Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Contributed by: Zaady
I have here only made a nosegay of culled flowers, and have brought nothing of my own but the thread that ties them together.
No wind serves him who addresses his voyage to no certain port.
Source: Essays, 1588.
This notion [skepticism] is more clearly understood by asking "What do I know?"
Our wisdom and deliberation for the most part follow the lead of chance.
Few men have been admired by their own households.
A noble farce, wherein kinds, republics, and emperors have for so many ages played their parts, and to which the whole vast universe serves for a theatre.
Source: Of the Most Excellent Men.
are, at most, but inconsiderable props and appendages.
Let us a little permit Nature to take her own way; she better understands her own affairs than we.
The clearest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness.
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