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  Quotes of Montaigne [14]

  1. 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.ead about it.
  2. My life has been filled with terrible misfortune; most of which never happened.
  3. The clatter of arms drowns the voice of the law.
  4. The most profound joy has more of gravity than of gaiety in it.
  5. I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
  6. When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is isn't amusing herself with me more than I am with her.
  7. Sometimes it is a good choice not to choose at all.
  8. Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
  9. No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.
  10. A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.
  11. The most evident token and apparent sign of true wisdom is a constant and uncontrained rejoicing.
  12. The clatter of arms drowns the voice of the law.
  13. I find nothing so dear as that which is given me.
  14. Death acquits us of all obligations.
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