Michel de Montaigne: 15 pithy quotes on his birthday

February 28th marks Michel de Montaigne's 480th birthday. Here, to celebrate, are some of his most enduring aphorisms. 

2. Self-fulfilling

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“The man who is happy is not he who is believed to be so but he who believes he is so.”

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