Michel De MontaigneMichel De Montaigne, [Michel Eyquem De Montaigne] (1532-1592) French Renaissance scholar, philosopher, writer

Michel De Montaigne Quote

“To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.”

Michel De MontaigneMichel De Montaigne
~ Michel De Montaigne


Ratings and Comments

Joe, Rochester, MI

The government program D.A.R.E., intended to decrease drug use among our teens, actually increased drug abuse. Another waste of money that demonstrates our socialist government doesn't work.

cal, lewisville, tx

Prohibition makes folks go for it like it's going out of style.

E Archer, NYC

Where exactly have the powers-that-be gotten the power to forbid us anything? In a free country, we are not forbid anything, but we are no less responsible for the resulting consequences, if any. To violate another's rights is the 'crime,' not disobeying someone else's dictates.

I do not so much have a mind for something because it is forbidden, but there are certainly others who have a mind to forbid me what I have a mind for. ;-)

Mike, Norwalk

Sometimes - Archer, YES !

jim k, Austin

Alcohol prohibition proved this in 1920.


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