I seek in books only to give myself pleasure by honest amusement; or if I study, I seek only learning that treats of the knowledge of myself and instructs me in how to die well and live well: “This is the goal toward which my sweating horse should strain.” Propertius
translated by Donald M. Frame
3 thoughts on “from of books by Michel de Montaigne”
The introduction of his horse was strange interruption. – but later I liked it.
He always peppers his essays with quotes. I like that about him.
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