"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."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Jean-Jacques Rousseau on John Lennon
"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."