"Every one rushes elsewhere and into the future, because no one wants to face one's own inner self."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Michel de Montaigne on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Michel de Montaigne on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Michel de Montaigne on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Michel de Montaigne on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Michel de Montaigne on William Shakespeare
"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."