Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes


88 Jean-Jacques Rousseau quotes:



"It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Action Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Guilt Quotes
"Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Life Quotes
"Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases."
"Refiners had every incentive to get back up because there was a lot of money to be made."
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"Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: American Journalist Quotes Innocence Quotes
"Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion."
"We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man."
"It is a mania shared by philosophers of all ages to deny what exists and to explain what does not exist."
"I hate books; they only teach us to talk about what we don't know."
"I only see clearly what I remember."
"When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes Affliction Quotes
"When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given away during his lifetime"
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Death Quotes
"Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux."
"Base souls have no faith in great individuals."
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"Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Force Quotes Swiss Philosopher Quotes
"We do not know what is really good or bad fortune."
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"How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?"
"I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another"
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"To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties"
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Humanity Quotes



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