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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.
         
   
F
The study of books is a drowsy and feeble exercise which does not warm you up.

R
No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.
A
It is not the want, but rather abundance that creates avarice.
N
Every abridgement of a good book is a fool abridged.
K
Experience has taught me this, that we undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Book of Success," ed. Richard Shea, 1993.
R: In "Pearls of Wisdom," ed. J. Agel and W. Glanze, 1987.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: "Essays," bk. 3, ch. 8, "Of the Art of Conferring," (tr. by John Florio, 1580).
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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