Women, in general, are not attracted to art at all, nor knowledge, and not at all to genius.
Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The mechanism she employs is much more powerful than ours, for all her levers move the human heart.
There exists one book, which, to my taste, furnishes the happiest treatise of natural education. What then is this marvelous book? Is it Aristotle? Is it Pliny, is it Buffon? No-it is Robinson Crusoe.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
He who pretends to look upon death without fear, lies
At length I recollected the thoughtless saying of a great princess, who, on being informed that the country people had no bread, replied, "Let them eat cake".
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.
To live is not merely to breathe: it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties-of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence.
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