Wednesday April 6th 2011

Thought for the Day

“It is not necessity but abundance
which produces greed.”

~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
(1533–1592)



*Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

Michel de MontaigneBorn: February 28, 1533 Château de Montaigne
Died: September 13, 1592 (Age 59) Château de Montaigne

One of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre and is popularly thought of as the father of Modern skepticism. In his own time, Montaigne was admired more as a statesman than as an author.

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