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20 Famous Quotes by Jean Jacques Rousseau
6/28/1712 - 7/2/1778
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Jean­Jacques Rousseau     Jean Rousseau     Rousseau, Jean-Jacques
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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.

Birth Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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A feeble body weakens the mind.

Body Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?

Heroism Quotes, by Jean 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.

Money Quotes, by 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.

Education Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

Knowledge Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.

Virtue Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body.

Conscience Quotes, by 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.

Promises Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.

Custom Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.

Gratitude Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it. -Jean Jacques Rousseau.

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Liberty Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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This novel is not to be tossed lightly aside, but hurled with great force.

Literature Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Patience Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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We pity in others only those evils which we have ourselves experienced.

Pity Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.

Suffering Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Taste is, so to speak, the microscope of the judgment.

Taste Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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A man who is not a fool can rid himself of every folly except vanity.

Vanity Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.

Virtue Quotes, by Jean Jacques Rousseau

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