Michel de Montaigne, fully Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Michel de
Montaigne, fully Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
1533
1592

French Renaissance Writer, Moralist, Essayist, Father of Modern Skepticism

Author Quotes

All passions that allow themselves to be savored and digested are only mediocre.

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that reason is weak.

Ambition is not a vice of little people.

He who fears he will suffer, already suffers because of his fear[s].

Anyone who has once been very foolish will never at any other time be very wise.

He who should teach men to die, would at the same time teach them to live.

Author Picture
First Name
Michel de
Last Name
Montaigne, fully Lord Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Birth Date
1533
Death Date
1592
Bio

French Renaissance Writer, Moralist, Essayist, Father of Modern Skepticism