Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible...
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
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Cities are the abyss of the human species
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
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It is the peculiar boast of our country, that her happiness is alone dependent on...
Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.