True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind; this short life counts for too little in their eyes
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
One is only happy before he is happy
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
Clay. It's rain, dead leaves, dust, all my dead ancestors. Stones that have been ground...
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good...
What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the...