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A Wise Saying – 112

” Stubborn and ardent clinging to one’s opinion is the best proof of stupidity.”            Michel de Montaigne ///     R. Van Conoley ( Possibly I might modify this wise saying as follows:   ” Stubborn clinging to one’s opinion after it … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 109

  ” If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love. ”                      Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 106

”  I care not so much what I am to others as what I am to myself.  I will be rich by myself, and not by borrowing.  ”   Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 100

  ”  A man who fears suffering is already suffering from what he fears. ”                     Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 95

  ”  He who establishes his arguement by noise and command shows that his reason is weak. ”  Michel de Montaigne

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A Wise Saying – Part 94

   ” I do myself a greater injury in lying than I do him of whom I tell a lie. ”   Michel de Montaigne          R. Van Conoley ( Editor’s note: This aphorism is dedicated to 90% of all local … Continue reading

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A Wise Saying – Part 93

  ” The value of life lies not in the length of days, but in the use we make of them.  Whether you find satisfaction in life depends not on your tale of years, but on your will. ”           Michel … Continue reading

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