The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the longest, but the one with the richest experiences
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and...
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to...
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Learn to live in this world with self-respect. You should always cherish some ambition of...
Perfection of means and confusion of ends seem to characterize our age.
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.