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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Quote of Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Man is born free; and everywhere...


Biography - Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

Genevan philosopher, writer and composer.
Born: 1712 - Died: 1778
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: Switzerland
Switzerland



Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'homme est né libre, et partout il est dans les fers.

German
Der Mensch wird frei geboren, und überall ist er in Banden.




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Quotes for: freedom


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Quotes about freedom:


People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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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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Quotes for: Man


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Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
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Man is the future of man.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.
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Obedience to the law one has prescribed for oneself is freedom.
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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.
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There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.
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Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
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Confidence raises the soul.
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