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Quotation by Michel de Montaigne
"A Consideration Upon Cicero" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 40, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580)"A Consideration Upon Cicero" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. I, ch. 40, Abel Langelier, Paris (1595)"A Custom of the Island of Cea" The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 3, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580)"A Custom of the Isle of Cea" Essays (1580-1588), trans. by John Florio"An Apology of Raimond Sebond" Essays (1580; trans. by John Florio)
This idea is more surely understood by interrogation; WHAT DO I KNOW? which I bear as my motto with the emblem of a pair of scales.
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "Apology for Raimund Sebond," p. 526, The Essays of Montaigne, vol. I, trans. by E.J. Trechmann, Oxford University Press, New York and London (n.d.).
Montaigne's motto, "Que sçay-je?"
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