Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
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...
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
I only see clearly what I remember.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Truth is no road to fortune
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time...
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.