Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time...
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.