Michel de Montaigne Quotes (547 quotes)
The Complete Essays of Michel de Montaigne (2004 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781596255814
The essays (1946 edition)
Book II, ch. 16. - Essais
Book III, ch. 2. - Essais
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMichel de Montaigne
Born: February 28, 1533
Died: September 13, 1592 (aged 59)
Bio: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern Skepticism.
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“Sound is naught but broken air, And every speech that is spoken, Loud or privily, foul or fair, In its substance is but air; For as flame is but lighted smoke, So sound is air that is broken.”