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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes

Jean-Jacques Rousseau
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
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#American Journalist #Commitment

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I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described.
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#Enjoyment

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Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and temperance prevents from indulging to excess
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#Appetite

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Chevron is still in a situation of blending in the Unocal assets and there's the matter of how it's all going to line up in terms of long-term production growth targets.
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#Assets

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A man who is not a fool can rid himself of every folly except vanity.
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#Folly

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The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said "This is mine," and found people naive enough to believe him, that man was the true founder of civil society
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#Land

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Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well
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#Custom

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The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.
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#Children

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With children use force with men reason; such is the natural order of things. The wise man requires no law.
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#Children #Correction

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

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Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
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#Truth #Falsehood

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Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
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#American Journalist #Life

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Whoever blushes confesses guilt, true innocence never feels shame.
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#Guilt

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The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
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#Imagination #Swiss Philosopher

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Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body
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#Body

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The last calendar year that Exxon Mobil was the top-performing stock in the peer group was 1998, when crude oil, natural gas and refining margins all declined vs. the previous year.
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#Calendar

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When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
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#Adversity #Affliction

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Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
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#Force #Swiss Philosopher

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

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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.
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#Education

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I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
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#Danger

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There are two things to be considered with regard to any scheme. In the first place, ''Is it good in itself?'' In the second, ''Can it be easily put into practice?''
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#Projects