Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
I only see clearly what I remember.
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible...
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and...
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...