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A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Freedom
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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A feeble body weakens the mind.
Health
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
Words
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
Silence
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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All of my misfortunes come from having thought too well of my fellows.
Misfortunes
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Faith
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Children
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Cities are the abyss of the human species.
Uncategorised
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body.
Conscience
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.
Judgment and Judges
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it.
Life and Living
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Truth
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Fame
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Laughter
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but which none have a right to expect.
Gratitude
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Heroes and Heroism
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
Enjoyment
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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I have suffered too much in this world not to hope for another.
Suffering
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
Uniqueness
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.
Insults
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful.
Confession
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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

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Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.
Freedom
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
Truth
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.
Heart
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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