He who pretends to look upon death without fear, lies
Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
Force does not constitute right...obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Source: The Social Contract, 1762
Government originated in the attempt to find a form of association that defends and protects the person and property of each with the common force of all.
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.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless
I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.
The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms his strength into right, and obedience into duty.
In the strict sense of the term, a true democracy has never existed, and never will exist.
Provided a man is not mad, he can be cured of every folly but vanity.
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
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