Essays of Montaigne

Essays of Montaigne

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_The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.A“ The Essays of Montaigne are a collection of writings from the late 16th century. Montaigne's stated goal in his book is to describe man, and especially himself, with utter frankness and honesty. The essays are surprisingly modern and have served as foundational texts for much of Western philosophy and culture.We have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. Barring all the selfishness that chills ... on every hand, with chosen words. See in any house where virtue and selfrespect abide, the palpitation which the approach of a stranger causes.

Title:Essays of Montaigne
Author:Michel de Montaigne
Publisher:Xist Publishing - 2015-08-16


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