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
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for...
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
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.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.