Quotation by Michel de Montaigne

It makes me hate accepting things that are probable when they are held up before me as infallibly true. I prefer these words which tone down and modify the hastiness of our propositions: "Perhaps, In some sort, Some, They say, I think," and the like.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "Of Husbanding Your Will," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 10, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).
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