Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.