To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years...
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.