We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Cities are the abyss of the human species
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you...
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Every state funeral that shines is on its decline
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
I may be no better, but at least I am different.
The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members...
When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you...
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned...
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...