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.
Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Contributed by: Zaady
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.
There is nothing on which men are commonly more intent than on making a way for their opinions.
I quote others only the better to express myself.
To make a crooked stick straight, we bend it to the contrary way.
Saying is one thing and doing is another.
True it is that she who escapeth safe and unpolluted from out of the school of freedom, giveth more confidence of herself than she who cometh sound out of the school of severity and restraint.
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