Jean Jacques Rousseau
Genevan philosopher, writer and composer (1712–1778)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Age of Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic, and educational thought.
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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
Provided a man is not mad, he can be cured of every folly but vanity.
To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.
One loses all the time which he might employ to better purpose.
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless
He who pretends to look upon death without fear, lies
There exists one book, which, to my taste, furnishes the happiest treatise of natural education. What then is this marvelous book? Is it Aristotle? Is it Pliny, is it Buffon? No-it is Robinson Crusoe.
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