As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and they would rather serve with their money than with their persons, the State is not far from its fall.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and...
By associating with the cat one only risks becoming richer.
The cat is the animal to whom the Creator gave the biggest eye, the softest...