"Covetousness is both the beginning and the end of the devil's alphabet - the first vice in corrupt nature that moves, and the last which dies."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Michel de Montaigne on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Michel de Montaigne on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Michel de Montaigne on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Michel de Montaigne on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Michel de Montaigne on Abraham Lincoln
"Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face."
"There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to."
"My trade and art is to live."
"Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity."
"Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do."
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