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Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
(1553-1592) born on
Feb 28
French essayist, courtier. His "Essais" (Essays) established a new literary form, and often used quotations from classical writers.
A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can.

Dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations; but there is art required to sort and understand them.
Let us not be ashamed to speak what we shame not to think.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: 'Essays'
A: "Essays," bk. 3, ch. 5, "Upon Some Verses of Virgil" (1588, tr. by John Florio).
N: Essays," Bk. I
K: In "The Book of Success," ed. Richard Shea, 1993.

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