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I hate books; they teach us only to talk about what we do not know.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Books and Reading Quotes
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook and a good digestion.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Happiness Quotes
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Innocence Quotes
Man was born free and everywhere he is in shackles.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Liberty and Human Rights Quotes
Little privations are easily endured when the heart is better treated than the body.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Love Quotes
The happiest is he who suffers the least pain; the most miserable, he who enjoys the least pleasure.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Forgiveness Quotes
I may not amount to much, but at least I am unique.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Forgiveness Quotes
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Helping Other People Quotes
All that time is lost which might be better employed.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | One Day Quotes
There is not a single ill-doer who could not be turned to some good.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Change Quotes
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape a fire is guilty of suicide?
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Risks Quotes
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.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Ignorance Quotes
If the life and death of Socrates were those of a sage, the life and death of Jesus were those of a God.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Christ Quotes
Fame is but the breath of the people, and that often unwholesome.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Fame Quotes
Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Gratitude Quotes
A feeble body weakens the mind.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Mind Quotes
He who is the most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in the performance of it.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau | Promise Quotes

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