OF PROFIT AND HONESTY
No man is free from speaking foolish things; but the
worst on’t is, when a man labours to play the
“Nae iste magno
conatu magnas nugas dixerit.”
The French author Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) created a new literary genre, the essay, in which he used self-portrayal as a mirror of humanity in general.Michel Eyquem de Montaigne was born...