Michel de Montaigne: http://literaturauniversal.carpetapedagogica.com/2013/02/michel-de-montaigne.html
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533–1592), was one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre, and commonly thought of as the father of modern skepticism. Became famous for his effortless ability to merge serious intellectual exercises with casual anecdotes and autobiography—and his massive volume Essais (translated literally as "Attempts" or "Trials") contains, to this day, some of the most widely influential essays ever…
Montaigne: a personal Renaissance essayist hero.
Montaigne and the macaques
MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE ´I put forward formless and unresolved notions, as do those who publish doubtful questions to debate in the schools, not to establish the truth but to seek it.´ / When I play with my cat who knows whether I do not make her more sport than she makes me? We mutually divert one another with our play. If I have my hour to begin or to refus, she also has hers.
"We are all patchwork, and so shapeless and diverse in composition that each bit, each moment, plays its own game." -Michel de Montaigne
Montaigne and Mindfulness - "When I walk alone in the beautiful orchard, if my thoughts have been dwelling on extraneous incidents for some part of the time, for some other part I bring them back to the walk, to the orchard, to the sweetness of this solitude, and to me." -Michel de Montaigne
Montaigne and Shakespeare: two great writers of one mind Jonathan Bate traces the Bard’s debt to the French essayist Michel de Montaigne.
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