Quotation by Michel de Montaigne

The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbours, causeth a war to follow between Princes.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "An Apology of Raimond Sebond," bk. 2, ch. 12, Essays, trans. by John Florio (1580).
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