Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote

Our passions are the chief means of self-preservation; to try to destroy them is therefore as absurd as it is useless.


Emile: Or, On Education (1762)

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Our passions are the chief means of self-preservation; to try to destroy them is therefore as absurd as it is useless.

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Our passions are the chief means of self-preservation; to try to destroy them is therefore as absurd as it is useless.

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Our passions are the chief means of self-preservation; to try to destroy them is therefore as absurd as it is useless.

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Our passions are the chief means of self-preservation; to try to destroy them is therefore as absurd as it is useless.