Only great minds can afford a simple style.
(January 23, 1783 - March 23, 1842)
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
(June 28, 1712 - July 02, 1778)
If there is such a thing as a good marriage, it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.
Michel de Montaigne
(February 28, 1533 - September 13, 1592)
When I play with my cat, who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her.
Our greatest evil flows from ourselves
I love you the more in that I believe you had liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
(October 31, 1795 - February 23, 1821)
These guys have become the titans of the era. It's not at all surprising that a mythos would be established around them.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.