Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
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Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes: one must make them when one reflects; and whatever you may say, I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.