Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
God made me and broke the mold.
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
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.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years...
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
One is only happy before he is happy
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.