Let us a little permit Nature to take her own way; she better understands her own affairs than we.
Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Contributed by: Zaady
The clearest sign of wisdom is continued cheerfulness.
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.
I speak the truth, not my fill of it, but as much as I dare speak, and I dare to do so a little more as I grow old.
Their [the Skeptics'] way of speaking is: "I settle nothing. . . . I do not understand it. . . . Nothing seems true that may not seem false." Their sacramental word is . . . , which is to say, I suspend my judgment.
Every man bears the whole stamp of the human condition.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
For truth itself does not have the privilege to be employed at any time and in every way; its use, noble as it is, has its circumscriptions and limits.
Men are most apt to believe what they least understand.
A man of understanding has lost nothing, if he has himself.
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