"If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Michel de Montaigne on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Michel de Montaigne on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Michel de Montaigne on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Michel de Montaigne on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Michel de Montaigne on Bruce Lee
"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."