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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Born in 1712, Jean Jacques Rousseau was a highly prolific writer who made his mark in literature on several levels. Self educated, Rousseau lived in Paris for much of his life, hanging around the likes of Diderot and Voltaire. There, he wrote "Origin and Foundations of Inequality" which argued that man's natural, moral state has been corrupted by society. His most well-known work was "The …

Date of Birth: June 28, 1712
Date of Death: February 07, 1778


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"Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to save it." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Editor's Pick    Life    Quote of the Day   

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"To write a good love letter, you ought to begin without knowing what you mean to say, and to finish without knowing what you have written." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Love    Quote of the Day   

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"Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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American Journalist    Commitment   

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"I have always said and felt that true enjoyment can not be described." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Enjoyment   

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"Most people believe that the longer you let these things go, the more likely you are to have something go wrong." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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People   

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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" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Appetite   

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"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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American Journalist    Kindness   

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"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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French Proverbs    Patience   

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"We maintain our overweight rating on the integrated oil sector, believing that the stocks are only pricing in, on average, a $41-a-barrel crude oil price." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Temperance and labor are the two real physicians of man." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Doctors    Labor   

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"That's going to keep them high through the spring." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Refiners had every incentive to get back up because there was a lot of money to be made." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Money   

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"God makes all things good; man meddles with them and they become evil" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Heart   

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"Using Valero's forecast and a 4.3% 3-year historical average for this period, we estimate an incremental supply loss of about 260,000 b/d over this 4-month period. Moreover, with much of the turnaround work expected to focus on the refineries' cat cracking units, a disproportionate amount of the production loss will likely be gasoline, reducing inventories (currently at historically average levels) ahead of the summer driving season." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"Our greatest evil flows from ourselves" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Evil   

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"The person who has lived the most is not the one who has lived the longest, but the one with the richest experiences" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Experience   

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"The person who is slowest in making a promise is most faithful in its performance." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Integrity    Performance   

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"To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence" Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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"While sanctions would be aimed at coercing Iran to abandon its nuclear-testing program, the world is reliant on Iran continuing to export crude oil into the global markets in order to keep prices from rising, which is a point that Iranian officials have been quick to make." Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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