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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Quote of Jean-Jacques Rousseau - It is in man's heart that...


Biography - Jean-Jacques Rousseau:

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

Quote

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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Note




Source: Emile, or On Education

Wikisource - Œuvres complètes de Jean-Jacques Rousseau (fr)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
C'est dans le cœur de l'homme qu'est la vie du spectacle de la nature ; pour le voir il faut le sentir.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Émile, ou De l'éducation

German
Im Herzen des erfahrenen Mannes liegt das Leben dieses Naturschauspiels; um es recht zu sehen, muß man es empfinden können.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile oder über die Erziehung




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Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.”
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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”
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There are unknown forces in nature when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.”
Auguste Rodin

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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
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We admire the world through what we love.”
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Life is what we make of it. Travels are travellers. What we see is not what we see but what we are.”
Fernando Pessoa

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Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson




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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
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My life is my message.”
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Quotes about heart:



Quotes for: heart

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Hope stole into my heart against my will.”
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Great thoughts come from the heart.”
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The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”
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Tears are shed in my heart like the rain on the town.”
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Here are fruits, flowers, leaves and branches,
And here is my heart which beats only for you. ”

Paul Verlaine - Green
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Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead.”
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Quotes about nature:



Quotes for: nature

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Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it.”
Albrecht Dürer
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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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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”
Francis Bacon
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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Painters understand nature and love her and teach us to see.”
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People must help one another it is nature's law.”
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Quotes about man, all human beings:



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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
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Man is the future of man.”
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No man is weak by choice.”
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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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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.”
Albert Camus - Chroniques
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau also said...


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Where all is well, there is no such thing as injustice. Justice and goodness are inseparable.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education
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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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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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