Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes and Quotations
I hate books; they teach us only to talk about what we do not know.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Man was born free and everywhere he is in shackles.
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body.
The happiest is he who suffers the least pain; the most miserable, he who enjoys the least pleasure.
I may not amount to much, but at least I am unique.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
All that time is lost which might be better employed.
There is not a single ill-doer who could not be turned to some good.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape a fire is guilty of suicide?
To write a good love letter you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.
If the life and death of Socrates were those of a sage, the life and death of Jesus were those of a God.
Fame is but the breath of the people, and that often unwholesome.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
A feeble body weakens the mind.
He who is the most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in the performance of it.