He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Cities are the abyss of the human species
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
One is only happy before he is happy
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.