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Whoever is a good man only because people will know it, and because they will esteem him better for it after knowing it, whoever will do well only on condition that his virtue will come to the knowledge of men, that man is not one from whom one can derive much service.

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Source Notes: "Of Glory," book 2, essay 16 (1578-80), The Complete Essays of Montaigne, trans. Donald M. Frame (1976; originally published 1958).

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