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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 world is but a school of research. The question is not who shall hit the ring, but who shall run the best course.

R
To philosophize is to doubt.
A
I quote others in order to better express myself.
N
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
K
I want death to find me planting my cabbages.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Quotations of Wit and Wisdom," ed. & John W. Garder et al., 1975.
R: 'Essays'
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:
K: ``To the Reader,'' in 'Essays'
   


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