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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


Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal s...
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The imagination which causes so many ravages among us, never speaks to the heart of savages" Pt.1, 4...
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My love for imaginary objects and my facility in lending myself to them ended by disillusioning me w...
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It is as if my heart and my brain did not belong to the same person. Feelings come quicker than ligh...
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Luați femeia cea mai cuminte, cea mai înțeleaptă, cea mai puțin stăpânită de simțuri; crima...
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Religious persecutors are not believers, they are rascals.
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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
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We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack...
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When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
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Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
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Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
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Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.
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How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
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Great men never make bad use of their superiority. They see it and feel it and are not less modest. ...
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Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
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All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
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I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
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The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes to conceal s...
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Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
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I don't know what is truth,but I can tell you how to find it!
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Your first appearance, he said to me, is the gauge by which you will be measured; try to manage that...
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Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
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The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.
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To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need ...
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No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
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The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest ex...
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I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
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The English think they are free. They are free only during the election of members of parliament.
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Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.
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A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
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Accent is the soul of a language; it gives the feeling and truth to it. [Fr., L'accent est l'ame ...
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The thirst after happiness is never extinguished in the heart of man.
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Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
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I feel an indescribable ecstasy and delirium in melting, as it were, into the system of beings, in i...
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I had brought from Paris the national prejudice against Italian music; but I had also received from ...
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The first person who, having enclosed a plot of land, took it into his head to say this is mine and ...
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With children use force with men reason; such is the natural order of things. The wise man requires ...
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All that time is lost which might be better employed
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There is a deportment, which suits the figure and talents of each person; it is always lost when we ...
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General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
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Taste is, so to speak, the microscope of the judgment
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Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the me...
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Great men never make bad use of their superiority. They see it and feel it and are not less modest. ...
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Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
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When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given away during his lifetime
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As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State 'What does it matter to me?' the State may be gi...
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The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said "This is mine," and found people naive eno...
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Truth is no road to fortune
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