Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote
“To live is not merely to breathe: it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties, — of all of our parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence.”
Emilius and Sophia: Or, A New System of Education, Volume 1 (1783), p. 15
Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1770), Book I
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJean-Jacques Rousseau
Born: June 28, 1712
Died: July 2, 1778 (aged 66)
Bio: Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer of 18th-century Romanticism of French expression. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution as well as the overall development of modern political, sociological and educational thought.