Michel de Montaigne Quote

There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing nor of the substance; it is an extraneous piece added to the thing, and outside of it.


Essays: In Three Books (ed. 1693)

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There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing nor of the...

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There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing nor of the...

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There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing nor of the...

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There is the name and the thing; the name is a sound which sets a mark on and denotes the thing. The name is no part of the thing nor of the...