Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Do I dare set forth here the most important, the most useful rule of all education? It is not to save time, but to squander it.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
God made me and broke the mold.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?Jean-Jacques Rousseau
I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator. I want to set before my fellow human beings a man in every way true to nature and that man will be myself.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Nature never deceives us it is we who deceive ourselves.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Plant and your spouse plants with you weed and you weed alone.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The world of reality has its limits the world of imagination is boundless.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We are born weak, we need strength helpless, we need aid foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?Jean-Jacques Rousseau
was a famous Swiss philosopher and polymath,
who was born on
June 28, 1712. As a person born on this date, Jean-Jacques Rousseau is listed in our database as the 5th
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People born on June 28
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
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Aside from information specific to Jean-Jacques Rousseau's birthday, Jean-Jacques Rousseau is the 4th most famous Swiss and ranks 9th in famous people born in Geneva, Switzerland.
In general, Jean-Jacques Rousseau ranks as the 1117th
most popular famous person, and the 5th most popular philosopher of all time.
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