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
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Truth is no road to fortune
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time...
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...