Truth is no road to fortune
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Liberty is obedience to the law which one has laid down for oneself
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life;...
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the...
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel...
It is not the experience of today that drives us mad; it is remorse or...
Lessons that come easy are not lessons at all. They are gracious acts of luck....