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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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Biography - Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

Genevan philosopher, writer and composer.
Born: 1712 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
Switzerland
Source: Of the Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right

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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



Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
L'homme est né libre, et partout il est dans les fers.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Du Contrat Social ou Principes du droit politique

German
Der Mensch wird frei geboren, und überall ist er in Banden.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Vom Gesellschaftsvertrag oder Prinzipien des Staatsrechtes


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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
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There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere.”
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This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.”
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Forgiveness is the key to action and freedom.”
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Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.”
George Bernard Shaw
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau also said...


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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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