Nature never deceives us it is we who deceive ourselves.
Quote by Jean-jacques Rousseau
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Jean-jacques Rousseau Quotes
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Plant and your spouse plants with you weed and you weed alone.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
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.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
People, like nails, lose their effectiveness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
It is good taste, and good taste alone, that possesses the power to sterilize and is always the first handicap to any creative functioning.
Most of us have far more courage than we ever dreamed we possessed.
The process by which banks create money is so simple that the mind is repelled.
When a place gets crowded enough to require ID's, social collapse is not far away. It is time to go elsewhere. The best thing about space travel is that it made it possible to go elsewhere.
I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.
For four to six months at a time, I would barely eat. I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee.
Technology is like water it wants to find its level. So if you hook up your computer to a billion other computers, it just makes sense that a tremendous share of the resources you want to use - not only text or media but processing power too - will be located remotely.