The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
Michel Montaigne (1533 - 1592)
Contributed by: Zaady
A man is not hurt so much by what happens, as by his opinion of what happens.
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.
A man must be a little mad if he does not want to be even more stupid.
Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside desperate to get out
Marriage may be compared to a cage: the birds outside frantic to get in and those inside frantic to get out.
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