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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

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



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Translation

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French
Où tout est bien, rien n’est injuste. La justice est inséparable de la bonté.

German
Wo alles gut ist, gibt es nichts Ungerechtes. Gerechtigkeit ist von der Güte untrennbar.




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And therefore justice is often thought to be the greatest of virtues, and 'neither evening nor morning star' is so wonderful; and proverbially 'in justice is every virtue comprehended'.




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In affairs of state the principles and the foundations must be truth and justice.
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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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