Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
I only see clearly what I remember.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Truth is no road to fortune
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.