We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and...
One is only happy before he is happy
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
As soon as public service ceases to be the chief business of the citizens, and...
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
The Bible is such a book of lies and contradictions there is no knowing which...
Books are a uniquely portable magic
Why are not more gems from our great authors scattered over the country? Great books...