Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
I only see clearly what I remember.
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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....
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make...
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time...
The purpose of education is to enable us to develop to the fullest that which...
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.