Jacques Rousseau

1712 - 1778

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.

Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

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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 good

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Everything is good when it leaves the hands of the Creator; everything degenerates in the hands of man.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on good and laws

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Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on duty and gratitude

Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on contentment and happiness

Supreme happiness consists in self-content.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on credulity, hatred, and love

Hatred, as well as love, renders its votaries credulous.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on honesty

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An honest man nearly always thinks justly.

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A Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau on insults

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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.

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