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

Michel de Montaigne
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Au lit, la bonté prime la beauté.

In bed, generosity is better than beauty.

1 comment:

  1. Unfortunately, Montaigne was referring to the female rather than the male partner who, from time immemorial, has been less than sensually (let alone emotionally) generous.