Jean-jacques rousseau Quotes

β€œThere is no original p...

β€œThere is no original perversity in the human heart” - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our ...

To live is not to breathe but to act. It is to make use of our organs, our senses, our faculties, of all the parts of ourselves which give us the sentiment of our existence. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"To be sane in a world o...

"To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness." --Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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β€œThere has never been a wise man who hasn’t failed to...

β€œThere has never been a wise man who hasn’t failed to prefer the lie invented by himself to the truth discovered by someone else.” –Jean-Jacques Rousseau (philosopher)
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"People who know little are usually...

"People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little." --Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Nature never deceives us; i...

"Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves." -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Virtue is a state of war, and to live i...

"Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it means one always has some battle to wage against oneself." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Man is born free, and ...

"Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"It is impossible to conceive why someone w...

"It is impossible to conceive why someone who had neither desires nor fears would go to the bother of reasoning." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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β€œPeople who know little are usually...

β€œPeople who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.” ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Nature never deceives us;...

"Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves." ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
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"The world of reality has its l...

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"From the first moment of life, ...

"From the first moment of life, men ought to begin learning to deserve to live." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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β€œIt is impossible to live at...

β€œIt is impossible to live at peace with those we regard as damned.” -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"In truth, laws are always useful to those with possessions and harmful to thos...

"In truth, laws are always useful to those with possessions and harmful to those who have nothing; from which it follows that the social state is advantageous to men only when all possess something and none has too much." ― Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"The strength of the people ... is effective only if it is concentrated; it e...

"The strength of the people ... is effective only if it is concentrated; it evaporates and is lost when it is dispersed, just as gunpowder scattered on the ground ignites only grain by grain." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract
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"The world of reality has its l...

"The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." -Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"I may be no better, b...

"I may be no better, but at least I am different." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"A little agitation gives energy to men's mind...

"A little agitation gives energy to men's minds, and what makes the race truly prosperous is not so much peace as liberty" - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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