Michel de Montaigne

"I have never seen a greater monster or miracle in the world than myself."


Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"I speak others' minds only to speak my own the more."


Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Experience teaches that a strong memory is generally joined to a weak judgment."


Rating: 7.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband."


Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A man must be a little mad if he does not want to be even more stupid."


Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There are some defeats more triumphant than victories."


Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"There is no man so good that if he placed all his actions and thoughts under the scrutiny of the laws, he would not deserve hanging ten times in his life."


Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The way of the world is to make laws, but follow custom."


Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees."


Rating: 3.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it."


Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Saying is one thing and doing is another."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Confidence in the goodness of another is good proof of one's own goodness."


Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."


Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage is like a cage; one sees the birds outside desperate to get in, and those inside equally desperate to get out."


Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The thing I fear most is fear."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage."


Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying."


Rating: 3.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do."


Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He who would teach men to die would teach them to live."


Rating: 4.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Fashion is the science of appearances, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be."


Rating: 9.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"It is not death, it is dying that alarms me."


Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Marriage, a market which has nothing free but the entrance."


Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows."


Rating: 5.75 (Number of Voters: 4)