No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make...
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and...
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.