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Quotations From JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU

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  • 21.
    O love, if I regret the age when one savors you, it is not for the hour of pleasure, but for the one that follows it.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. The New Eloïse (La Nouvelle Héloïse), Rousseau's footnote to letter 55, part 1 (1761).

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  • 22.
    Men, in general, are not this or that, they are what they are made to be.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. The New Eloïse (La Nouvelle Héloïse), Rousseau's footnote to letter 11, part 6 (1761).
  • 23.
    No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. Social Contract (Du Contrat social), bk. 1, ch. 4 (1762).
  • 24.
    The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal something sooner or later has reason to conceal it.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. La Nouvelle Héloïse, pt. 4, letter 6 (1791).
  • 25.
    We can never put ourselves in the shoes of children; we cannot fathom their thoughts, we lend them ours; and always following our own reasoning, we stuff their heads with extravagance and error.
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), Swiss-born French philosopher, political theorist. Emile, or Education (Emile, ou de l'Education), bk. 3 (1762).

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