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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Ne faites donc pas comme l'avare, qui perd beaucoup pour ne vouloir rien perdre.

Better not to be miserly, miserable hoarders, who lose almost everything in order to lose nothing.

1 comment:

  1. [I have taken expansive liberties with the expression of this sentiment.]