Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
In Japan, employees occasionally work themselves to death. It's called Karoshi. I don't want that...
The whole world is a dream, and death the interpreter.