Quote of the Day, 2-27-09

“Experience teaches that a strong memory is generally joined to a weak judgment.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

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Quote of the Day, 2-26-09

“For truth itself does not have the privilege to be employed at any time and in every way; its use, noble as it is, has its circumscriptions and limits.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

Quote of the Day, 2-25-09

“It is more of a job to interpret the interpretations than to interpret the things, and there are more books about books than about any other subject: we do nothing but write glosses about each other.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

Quote of the Day, 2-24-09

“A man must be a little mad if he does not want to be even more stupid.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

Quote of the Day, 2-23-09

“I speak the truth, not my fill of it, but as much as I dare speak; and I dare to do so a little more as I grow old.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

Quote(s) of the Day, 2-20-09

“I find that the best goodness I have has some tincture of vice.”

“I will follow the good side right to the fire, but not into it if I can help it.”

“It (marriage) happens as with cages: the birds without despair to get in, and those within despair of getting out.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays

Quote(s) of the Day, 2-17-09

“It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.”

“It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.” -Michel de Montaigne, Essays