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Monday, 20 November 2017
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"Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth." (Proverb, Greek - Poverty and The Poor)

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To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Adversity)
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Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Adversity)
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The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years but the one with the richest experiences. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Age and Aging)
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We are born, so to speak, twice over; born into existence, and born into life; born a human being, and born a man. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Birth)
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Childhood is the sleep of reason. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Children)
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The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Children)
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Let the trumpet of the day of judgment sound when it will, I shall appear with this book in my hand before the Sovereign Judge, and cry with a loud voice, This is my work, there were my thoughts, and thus was I. I have freely told both the good and the bad, have hid nothing wicked, added nothing good. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Confession)
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It is not the criminal things that are hardest to confess, but the ridiculous and the shameful. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Confession)
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Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions of the body. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Conscience)
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With children use force with men reason; such is the natural order of things. The wise man requires no law. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Correction)
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The greatest braggarts are usually the biggest cowards. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Coward and Cowardice)
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Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Doctors)
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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. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Education)
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The English people believes itself to be free; it is gravely mistaken; it is free only during election of members of parliament; as soon as the members are elected, the people is enslaved; it is nothing. In the brief moment of its freedom, the English people makes such a use of that freedom that it deserves to lose it. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Elections)
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Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it's the one they will most need to know. - (Rousseau, Jean Jacques - Endurance)
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