Michel De Montaigne
Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.
About This Quote
The Bible says, "Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens."
Source: The Complete Essays
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- Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, and yet he will be making gods by dozens.