At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely knows that other beings also suffer.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make...
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Every state funeral that shines is on its decline
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...