Best Quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Top 10)

  1. People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
  2. I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.
  3. Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
  4. The first person who, having enclosed a plot of land, took it into his head to say this is mine and found people simple enough to believe him was the true founder of civil society. What crimes, wars, murders, what miseries and horrors would the human race have been spared, had some one pulled up the stakes or filled in the ditch and cried out to his fellow men: "Do not listen to this imposter. You are lost if you forget that the fruits of the earth belong to all and the earth to no one!
  5. The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
  6. Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts~?
  7. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
  8. It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
  9. Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
  10. To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written.

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