Michel de Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne

Whose wit in the combat as gentle as bright
Ne'er carried a heartstain away on its blade.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The beauty of stature is the only beauty of men.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
"Oh! what a vile and abject thing is man unless he can erect
himself above humanity." Here is a bon mot and a useful desire,
but equally absurd. For to make the handful bigger than the
hand, the armful bigger then the arm, and to hope to stride
further than the stretch of our legs, is impossible and
monstrous. . . . He may lift himself if God lend him His hand of
special grace; he may lift himself . . . by means wholly
celestial. It is for our Christian religion, and not foMore Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Certainly, if he still has himself, a man of understanding has lost nothing.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Behold the hands, how they promise, conjure, appeal, menace, pray, supplicate, refuse, beckon, interrogate, admire, confess, cringe, instruct, command, mock and what not besides, with a variation and multiplication of variation which makes the tongue envious.More Michel de Montaigne quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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