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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

Quote

The only way to avoid error is ignorance.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education



Note  

Note



"Since the more men know, the more they deceive themselves, the only way to avoid error is ignorance."


Source: Emile, or On Education:


Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le seul moyen d'éviter l'erreur est l'ignorance.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Émile, ou De l'éducation

German
Das einzige Mittel, den Irrtum zu vermeiden, ist die Unwissenheit.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile oder über die Erziehung




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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.”
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Without music, life would be a mistake.”
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
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To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.”
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Ignorance is the mother of all evils.”
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I believe all suffering is caused by ignorance.”
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Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.”
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To succeed in life, you need two things: ignorance and confidence.”
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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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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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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