Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
God made me and broke the mold.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
A feeble body weakens the mind.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.