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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Quote of Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Those that are most slow in...

Biography - Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

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

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.



(French, German)

La personne la plus hésitante à faire une promesse est celle qui la respectera avec le plus de foi.

Wer zu einem Versprechen am längsten braucht, hält am sichersten daran fest.

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Quotes for: promise

Weigh oath with oath, and you will nothing weigh.

We promise according to our hopes; we perform according to our fears.

Did science promise happiness? I do not believe it. It promised truth, and the question is to know if we will ever make happiness with truth.


Jean-Jacques Rousseau also said...

Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.

To make another happy, is to deserve to be happy one's self.

Obedience to the law one has prescribed for oneself is freedom.

It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.

There is no happiness without courage, nor virtue without struggle.

Confidence raises the soul.

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