Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
One is only happy before he is happy
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
A feeble body weakens the mind.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...