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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Biography : Genevan philosopher, writer and composer.
Born: 1712 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
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Obedience to the law one has prescribed for oneself is freedom."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Of the Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right
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It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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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
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Confidence raises the soul."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Man is born free; and everywhere he is in chains."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Of the Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right
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The man who has lived the most is not he who has counted the most years but he who has most felt life."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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Which was the most necessary, society already formed to invent languages, or languages already invented to form society?"
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men
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The knowledge of death, and of its terrors, is one of the first acquisitions made by man, in consequence of his deviating from the animal state."
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men
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