I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator. I want to set before my fellow human beings a man in every way true to nature; and that man will be myself.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Every state funeral that shines is on its decline
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Cities are the abyss of the human species
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
One is only happy before he is happy
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.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
Every man dies - Not every man really lives.
'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of...
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if...