Find important quotes and citations by the author Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Quote 607We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Quote 550Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited
Quote 516: I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Quote 424What good would it be to possess the whole universe if one were its only survivor?
Quote 423People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little
Quote 422A feeble body weakens the mind
Quote 397Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves
Quote 356Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves
Quote 293It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living
Quote 268We pity in others only those evils which we have ourselves experienced
Quote 246Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains
Quote 192Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
Quote 191I may be no better than other people, but at least I am different
Quote 95Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion