By how much profitable thoughts are more full and
solid, by so much are they also more cumbersome and
heavy: vice, death, poverty, diseases, are grave
and grievous subjects. A...
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...