Jean Jacques Rousseau Love Quotes and Sayings
Excerpt from Wikipedia: Jean Jacques Rousseau (Geneva, 28 June 1712 – Ermenonville, 2 July 1778) was a major philosopher, writer, and composer of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment, whose political philosophy influenced the French Revolution and the development of modern political and educational thought.
Sayings by Jean Jacques Rousseau
1. A feeble body weakens the mind.
2. Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
3. Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
4. It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
5. Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
6. Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
7. People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
8. Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
9. The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.
10. Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
11. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?