Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.