The Complete Essays of Montaigne, trans. Donald Frame

Montaigne, Michel

Stanford University, 1965

p. 24

“If falsehood, like truth, had only one face, we would be in better shape. For we would take as certain the opposite of what the liar said. But the reverse of truth has a hundred thousand shapes and a limitless field . . . . A thousand paths miss the target, one goes to it.”