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Quotes Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.

Man is born free, and everywhere he is in chains.

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

I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices.

To be sane in a world of madmen is in itself madness.

What wisdom can you find greater than kindness?

Why should we build our happiness on the opinions of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?

Or, rather, let us be more simple and less vain.

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

Civilization is a hopeless race to discover remedies for the evils it produces.

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

I perceive God everywhere in His works. I sense Him in me; I see Him all around me.

The truth brings no man a fortune.

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

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