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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Facts

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political, economic and educational thought. (1712-1778)

Quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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

I hate books; they only teach us to talk about things we know nothing about.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau /Emile /

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

To be sane in a world of madman is in itself madness.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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