Act of Friendship

“We need very strong ears to hear ourselves judged frankly, and because there are few who can endure frank criticism without being stung by it, those who venture to criticize us perform a remarkable act of friendship, for to undertake to wound or offend a man for his own good is to have a healthy love for him.” – Michel de Montaigne

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  • Montaigne’s utter frankness has been an inspiration to many. He was about appreciating understanding rather than holding to opinion. His quotation “there is no conversation more boring than the one where everyone agrees,” comes to mind. Many lessons in his words. Thank your for the consideration of friendship.

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