"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Jean-Jacques Rousseau on William Shakespeare
"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."
"Plant and your spouse plants with you weed and you weed alone."
"Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death."
"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."
"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."