Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I only see clearly what I remember.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, we shall pay any...
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.