When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes
One is only happy before he is happy
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Cities are the abyss of the human species
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and...
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins...
The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity.
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given...
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles.
I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized...
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to...
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all...
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.