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

Michel De Montaigne Quote

“A man must keep a little back shop where he can be himself without reserve. In solitude alone can he know true freedom.”

Michel De MontaigneMichel De Montaigne
~ Michel De Montaigne

Essays, 1588

Ratings and Comments

Robert, Sarasota

A little space, a little time, a little solitude

E Archer, NYC

And maybe have a smoke undisturbed...

Me, Augusta, GA

Well said and true. *smiles @ E Archer's comment*

Ken, Allyn, WA

A garage ain't for keeping the car dry. It's for keeping your sanity.


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