Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)
Source: The Social Contract, 1762
Contributed by: Zaady
He who is the most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in the performance of it.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Living is not breathing but doing.
Everything is good when it leaves the hands of the Creator; everything degenerates in the hands of man.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
Supreme happiness consists in self-content.
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