Rousseau’s Quotes – Father of French Revolution

Rousseau’s  Quotes are very important for Essay and Ethics Preparation.


Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.

Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.

Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.

We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau/Quotes

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.

Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.

We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.

I may be no better, but at least I am different.

A feeble body weakens the mind.

All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.

You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.

Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.

Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.

Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.

The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.

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