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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

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.



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French
La conscience est la voix de l'âme, les passions sont la voix du corps.




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Quotes for: soul


Quotes

Quotes about soul:


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.





At any moment you choose you can retire within yourself. Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.





For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.





Go, nothing is better for the soul
Than to dispel some sadness from a soul!






They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.











Quotes for: body


Quotes

Quotes for: body


A healthy mind in a healthy body.





The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.





There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





With most people the heart grows old with the body.





Our bodies are our gardens, to which our wills are gardeners.











Quotes for: passion


Quotes

Quotes about passion:


Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.





All men are liable to error and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.





Nothing great has ever been accomplished without passion.





The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.





There is only one passion, the passion for happiness.





To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.











Quotes

Quotes for: consciousness


Science without conscience is only ruin of the soul.





Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.





It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, but, on the contrary, their social being that determines their consciousness.





World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.





Consciousness is a link between what was and what will be; a bridge between the past and the future.





Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.











Quotes

Jean-Jacques Rousseau also said...


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





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.





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





Confidence raises the soul.












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