Quotation by Michel de Montaigne

In order always to learn something from others (which is the finest school there can be), I observe in my travels this practice: I always steer those with whom I talk back to the things they know best.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "A trait of some ambassadors," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 17, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580).
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