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

Michel de Montaigne Quote

“There is no man so good that if he placed all his actions and thought under the scrutiny of the laws, he would not deserve hanging ten times in his life.”

Michel de MontaigneMichel de Montaigne
~ Michel de Montaigne

Essays, 1595

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

The thought police are out there, take care.

J Carlton, Calgary

Hanging is capital punishment. Is he suggesting we are all guilty of capital crimes at least 10 times in our lives? Horse S*#t !

jim k, Austin, Tx

In my case, maybe hanging 5 times.

Anonymous, Whitby

From his/her locality, I suppose J Carlton recognises the smell..............

J Carlton, Calgary

Don't know why I gave that a 5 star rating...should be 5 thumbs down.

Mike, Norwalk

"Law" is a very ambiguous philosophy as relates to carnal man's applications, categories, ideologies, credos and theories. At corporeal or eternal justice, what causal definitions would call for a capital effect?


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