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Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes

Jean Jacques Rousseau Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Type:
Philosopher
Nationality:
Swiss
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    A feeble body weakens the mind. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Base souls have no faith in great individuals. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Childhood is the sleep of reason. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long? Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone. Jean_Jacques_RousseauJean Jacques Rousseau
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    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. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/21.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/22.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    The English are predisposed to pride, the French to vanity. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/23.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/24.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/25.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/26.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/27.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    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. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/28.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau
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    We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced. Jean_Jacques_Rousseau/29.php">Jean Jacques Rousseau