Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote

As for the Soothsayer, although I am certain no one feels the true beauties of that work better than I, I am far from finding these beauties in the same places as the infatuated public does. They are not the products of study and knowledge, but rather are inspired by taste and sensitivity.


First Dialogue - Dialogues: Rousseau Judge of Jean-Jacques (published 1782)

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As for the Soothsayer, although I am certain no one feels the true beauties of that work better than I, I am far from finding these beauties in the...

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As for the Soothsayer, although I am certain no one feels the true beauties of that work better than I, I am far from finding these beauties in the...

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As for the Soothsayer, although I am certain no one feels the true beauties of that work better than I, I am far from finding these beauties in the...

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As for the Soothsayer, although I am certain no one feels the true beauties of that work better than I, I am far from finding these beauties in the...