Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally...
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
I only see clearly what I remember.
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.