Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and temperance prevents from indulging to excess
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.