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Famous Michel de Montaigne Quotes

Listed in: Inspirational Quotes

On Life:

My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened.

The ceaseless labour of your life is to build the house of death.

The soul which has no fixed purpose in life is lost; to be everywhere, is to be nowhere.

All the fame you should look for in life is to have lived it quietly.

On Death:

Of all the benefits that virtue confers upon us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.

On Honesty:

Confidence in others’ honesty is no light testimony of one’s own integrity.

On God:

The confidence in another man’s virtue is no light evidence of a man’s own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.