Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
Cities are the abyss of the human species
I only see clearly what I remember.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
God made me and broke the mold.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...