Lies - Lying::"He who has not a good memory should never take upon himself the trade of lying.
Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Contributed by: Zaady
After they had accustomed themselves at Rome to the spectacles of the slaughter of animals, they proceeded to those of the slaughter of men, to the gladiators.
Live as long as you please, you will strike nothing off the time you will have to spend dead.
Since I would rather make of him [the child] an able man than a learned man, I would also urge that care be taken to Choose a guide [tutor] with a well-made rather than a well-filled head.
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.
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.
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