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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes: Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.
         

Virtue is a state of war, and to live in it we have always to combat with ourselves.


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

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Why should we build our happiness on the opinons of others, when we can find it in our own hearts?



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Those people who treat politics and morality separately will never understand either of them.



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