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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

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



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Translation

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French
Il n'y a point de bonheur sans courage, ni de vertu sans combat.

German
Es gibt kein Glück ohne Mut, noch Tugend ohne Kampf.




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Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.

The strangest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues is true courage.

Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.




Quotes for: courage


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Quotes about courage:


Have courage to use your own reason!
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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.
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Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
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The courage of Truth, the belief in the power of the spirit, is the first condition of philosophical study.
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Courage in the path is what makes the path manifest itself.
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Audacity augments courage hesitation, fear.
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Quotes for: happiness


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Quotes about happiness:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
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Quotes for: virtue


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Quotes about virtue:


Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
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The virtues lose themselves in interest as the rivers are lost in the sea.
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Humility is not a virtue; that is, it does not arise from reason.
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Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.
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He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it.
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Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
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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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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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There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.
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