Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make...
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
Truth is no road to fortune
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
Cities are the abyss of the human species
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
Every state funeral that shines is on its decline
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...