Jacques Rousseau

1712 - 1778

A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on adversity, prosperity, and remorse

Remorse sleeps during a prosperous period but wakes up in adversity.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on conquest

The right of conquest has no foundation other than the right of the strongest.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau

My liveliest delight is in having conquered myself.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on life and risk

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Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

Source: The Social Contract, 1762

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on faith, performance, and promises

He who is the most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in the performance of it.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on men and people

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People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on knowledge and women

A man speaks of what he knows, a woman of what pleases her: the one requires knowledge, the other taste.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on argument, heart, men, and women

Men will argue more philosophically about the human heart; but women will read the heart of man better than they.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on difficulty and money

Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on deception and nature

Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

Source: Emile

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