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Jean Jacques Rousseau
1712-1778 (Age at death: 66 approx.)

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a major Genevois philosopher, writer, and composer of the 18th-century Enlightenment. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution and the development of modern political and educational thought. (Wikipedia)

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My third child was thus deposited in a foundling home just like the first two, and I did the same with the two following: I had five in all. This arrangement seemed to me so good, so sensible, so appropriate, that if I did not boast of it publicly, it was solely out of regard for their mother".In a word, I made no secret of my action"because in fact I saw no wrong in it. All things considered I chose what was best for my children, or what I tho...
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Jean Jacques Rousseau

Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.

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