Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
God made me and broke the mold.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.