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The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

In his Essays Montaigne warns us from the outset that he has set himself 'no goal but a domestic and private one' yet he is one author whose modernity and universality have been acclaimed by each age since he wrote. Probing into his emotions, attitudes, and behavior, Montaigne reveals to us much about ourselves.
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This is true fame. A man of genius belongs to no period and no country. He speaks the language of nature, which is always everywhere the same.
Let the philosophers say what they will, the thing at which we all aim, even in virtue is pleasure.

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