|Born||February 28, 1533|
|Died||September 13, 1592|
The repository contains eight quotes from Michel de Montaigne.
The great and glorious masterpiece of humanity is to know how to live with a purpose.
Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.
Man is certainly stark mad: he cannot make a flea, yet he makes gods by the dozens.
We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it.
He who establishes his argument by noise and command, shows that his reason is weak.
The school of necessity is kept by a violent mistress.