This is Mine (1)

The first man who, having enclosed a piece of ground, bethought himself of saying �This is mine�, and found people simple enough to believe him, was the real founder of civil society. From how many c...
Discourse on the Origin of Inequality



On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."