Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.