Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
One is only happy before he is happy
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
I worship impersonal Nature, which is neither good or ad, and who knows neither love...
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term art, I should call it...