War then, is a relation - not between man and man: but between state and state; and individuals are enemies only accidentally: not as men, nor even as citizens: but as soldiers; not as members of their country, but as…
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own:...
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
The body politic, as well as the human body, begins to die as soon as...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
I only see clearly what I remember.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and...
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean...
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the...
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.C
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity...
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator....
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no...