Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quote

A child who passes through many hands in turn, can never be well brought up. At every change he makes a secret comparison, which continually tends to lessen his respect for those who control him, and with it their authority over him. If once he thinks there are grown-up people with no more sense than children the authority of age is destroyed and his education is ruined.


Emile; Or, Education (ed. 1961)

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A child who passes through many hands in turn, can never be well brought up. At every change he makes a secret comparison, which continually tends to ...

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A child who passes through many hands in turn, can never be well brought up. At every change he makes a secret comparison, which continually tends to ...

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A child who passes through many hands in turn, can never be well brought up. At every change he makes a secret comparison, which continually tends to ...

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A child who passes through many hands in turn, can never be well brought up. At every change he makes a secret comparison, which continually tends to ...