Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.

 
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Born: June 28, 1712
  • Died: July 2, 1778
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Philosopher

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a Genevan philosopher, writer and composer. Born in Geneva, his political philosophy influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe, as well as aspects of the French Revolution and the development of modern political and educational thought.