Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
We do not know what is really good or bad fortune.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely...
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
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.
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.