The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as it is born, and carries itself the causes of its destruction.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and...
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years...
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.