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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I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.
Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity.
Men and nations can only be reformed in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow old.
Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
Accent is the soul of language; it gives to it both feeling and truth.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Everything is good when it leaves the hands of the Creator; everything degenerates in the hands of man.
In the strict sense of the term, a true democracy has never existed, and never will exist.
Universal silence must be taken to imply the consent of the people.
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