Quotation by Michel de Montaigne

My errors are by now natural and incorrigible; but the good that worthy men do the public by making themselves imitable, I shall perhaps do by making myself evitable.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "Of the Art of Discussion," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. III, ch. 8, Abel Langelier, Paris (1588).
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