Citations de Michel de Montaigne

Michel Eyquem, Seigneur de Montaigne, 1533-1592

Quotations from Montaigne's Essays
selected and translated by Anthony Weir
with glosses and comments.

Michel de Montaigne

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La pauvreté des biens est facile à guérir, la pauvreté de l'âme, impossible.

Material poverty is easily cured, but spiritual poverty is terminal.

1 comment:

  1. Of course, the rich could 'cure' material poverty as well as environmental impoverishment any time they wanted - but they are too spiritually sick to do so.