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
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason....
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...