Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes

88 Jean-Jacques Rousseau quotes:

"To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it."
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"Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux."
"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
"To live is not breathing it is action."
Author: Rousseau Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences."
"He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it."
"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?"
"I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different."
"God made me and broke the mold."
"Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains."
"Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong."
"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."
"Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?"
"Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains."
"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."

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