Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)
Contributed by: Zaady
Supreme happiness consists in self-content.
Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous.
An honest man nearly always thinks justly.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
The body politic, like the human body, begins to die from its birth, and bears in itself the causes of its destruction.
Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.
Source: The Social Contract, 1762
Universal silence must be taken to imply the consent of the people.
Source: Du Contrat Social
Socrates died like a philosopher; Jesus Christ died like a God.
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