The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally...
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.