Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Cities are the abyss of the human species
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
If you can control a mans thinking, you dont have to worry about his actions....
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient...
The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets...
When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who can live...