Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
Every state funeral that shines is on its decline
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and...
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.
Oh, I am very weary, Though tears no longer flow; My eyes are tired of...