Category Archives: Michel de Montaigne

“pure naturalness and truth”

  “[P]ure naturalness and truth, in whatever age, still find their time and their place.” — Michel de Montaigne     So do I believe. And earnestly wish. I myself have strived to achieve “pure naturalness and truth” in my … Continue reading

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Montaigne on books

  “… I take pleasure from the fact that I can enjoy [books] when it pleases me to do so; my soul is satisfied merely with possession. I never travel without books, neither in peace nor in war.  Sometimes whole days … Continue reading

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