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Quotation by Michel de Montaigne
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Princes give me sufficiently if they take nothing from me, and do me much good if they do me no hurt; it is all I require of them.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "Of Vanity," bk. 3, ch. 9, Essays (1588, trans. by John Florio).
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