Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Home Page

Enlightenment Philosopher

Didn't do anything of note till age 40

His ideas are Rousseau hot right now

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Rousseau Says:

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

"Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well."

"Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger."

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

"Man is born free, and everywhere he is in shackles."

"However great a man's natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once."

"Heroes are not known by the loftiness of their carriage; the greatest braggarts are generally the merest cowards."

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

"A feeble body weakens the mind."