Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau, this article we look at Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.

We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man.

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences.

Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second million.

Finance is a slave’s word.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Finance is a slave's word.

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

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 As long as there are rich people in the world, they will be desirous of distinguishing themselves from the poor.

You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.

Patience patience quotes is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Patience patience quotes is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.

A blue-stocking is the scourge of her husband, children, friends, servants, and every one. [Fr., Une femme bel-esprit est le fleau de son mari, de ses enfants, de ses amis, de ses valets, et tout le monde.]

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 A blue-stocking is the scourge of her husband, children, friends, servants, and every one. [Fr., Une femme bel-esprit est le fleau de son mari, de ses enfants, de ses amis, de ses valets, et tout le monde.]

This dog, which, although no beauty, was of an uncommon breed, I had made my friend and companion; and it certainly deserved the name better than the majority of those who had assumed it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 This dog, which, although no beauty, was of an uncommon breed, I had made my friend and companion; and it certainly deserved the name better than the majority of those who had assumed it.

At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely knows that other beings also suffer.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely knows that other beings also suffer.

The one thing we do not know is the limit of the knowable.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The one thing we do not know is the limit of the knowable.

The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The strongest is never strong enough to be always the master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty.

Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.

Whatever may be our natural talents, the art of writing is not acquired all at once.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Whatever may be our natural talents, the art of writing is not acquired all at once.

An honest man nearly always thinks justly.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 An honest man nearly always thinks justly.

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.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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.

The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The money you have gives you freedom; the money you pursue enslaves you.

Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.

Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything.

The money that we possess is the instrument of liberty, that which we lack and strive to obtain is the instrument of slavery.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 The money that we possess is the instrument of liberty, that which we lack and strive to obtain is the instrument of slavery.

It is in man’s heart that the life of nature’s spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 It is in man's heart that the life of nature's spectacle exists; to see it, one must feel it.

Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given to us by education.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
 Everything we do not have at our birth and which we need when we are grown is given to us by education.

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