Quotations by Author

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.

Childhood is the sleep of reason.

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.

The less reasonable a cult is, the more men seek to establish it by force.

Christ preaches only servitude and dependence.... True Christians are made to be slaves.

All kinds of frankness and honesty are terrible crimes in the eyes of society.