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Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
Source: MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE, The Essays of Michel de Montaigne, trans. Jacob Zeitlin, vol. 3, p. 317 . His essays were first published in 1580.The translation of Et au plus esleve throne du monde, si ne sommes assis que sus nostre cul varies in other editions. · This quote is about success · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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