The Essays of Montaigne, Volumen2
Reeves and Turner, 1877
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Página 219 - Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world? For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.
Página 219 - For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
Página 447 - I have no more made my book than my book has made me— a book consubstantial with its author, concerned with my own self, an integral part of my life; not concerned with some third-hand, extraneous purpose, like all other books.
Página 396 - I care not so much what I am in the opinion of others, as what I am in my own : I would be rich of myself, and not by borrowing.
Página 355 - Cunctaque miratur quibus est mirabilis ; ipse Se cupit imprudens ; et, qui probat, ipse probatur. Dumque petit, petitur ; pariterque incendit, et ardet.
Página 172 - Tis one and the same nature that rolls on her course, and whoever has sufficiently considered the present state of things, might certainly conclude as to both the future and the past.
Página 24 - Ubique mors est : optime hoc cavit Deus Eripere vitam nemo non homini potest; At nemo mortem : mille ad hanc aditus patent".
Página 405 - Lucili ritu, nostrum melioris utroque. ille velut fidis arcana sodalibus olim 30 credebat libris, neque si male cesserat, usquam decurrens alio, neque si bene: quo fit, ut omnis votiva pateat veluti descripta tabella vita senis.
Página 107 - ... definitions, divisions, and etymologies, take up the greatest part of his work : whatever there is of life and marrow is smothered and lost in the preparation. When I have spent an hour in reading him (which is a great deal for me), and...
Página 320 - God, preserved myself entire, without anxiety or trouble of conscience, in the ancient belief of our religion, amidst so many sects and divisions as our age has produced. The writings of the ancients, the best authors I mean, being full and solid, tempt and carry me which way almost they will : he, that I am reading, seems always to have the most force, and I find that every one of them in turn has reason, though they contradict one another.