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
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and...
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
One is only happy before he is happy
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time...
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
The manners of mankind do not differ so widely as our voyage writers would make...
All men in the abstract are just and good