Into the Woods
"When I first met Michael in historic Williamsburg, Virginia, I immediately had the impression of a man who belonged by nature to the age of our Founding Fathers. Years later, when I visited him in his rustic cabin home hidden away in the woods of California, he seemed to live altogether out of time. Through all our years of friendship he has continued to teach and exemplify the true spirit of America in a fascinating and unforgettable way. He embodies a uniquely American wisdom."
— Mr. Donald Demmert
Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor
Decorated Veteran of the Second World War
"Michael Anthony Lorence...is best epitomized by the eighteenth century, the great age of the gentleman: Lord Chesterfield, Voltaire, Lafayette, Peter the Great, and, in this country, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Patrick Henry, and other aristocratic revolutionaries..."
— "Elements of Style"