Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and...
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
Cities are the abyss of the human species
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.