Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
I only see clearly what I remember.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
God made me and broke the mold.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Cities are the abyss of the human species
After endless days of commuting on the freeway to an antiseptic, sealed-window office, there is...
I sometimes go back to walk through the ghostly remains of Sutton Place where the...