What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
Women, in general, are not attracted to art at all, nor knowledge, and not at all to genius.
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.
The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man
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.
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