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Jean-Jacques Rousseau Quotes


“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.”

The Jean-Jacques Rousseau's quote says that patience is unpleasant, but what it brings is always something positive and pleasant.

Patience is a crucial element for social or occupational success. Those who are patient in the long run are successful.

If our goals have the long term as their point of view, then patience is essential. We must know how to wait for the right moment, but at the same time, not be lazy. Laziness and patience very often get confused.

Being lazy is wrong. When you are lazy, you are in a state of idleness. Waiting for something or someone does not mean we can sit still, not work and justify laziness by being patient.

Patience means waiting for the favourable moment to act, and while we wait, we can also do other valuable things, such as solving different situations or having new ideas. However, through patience, we achieve success all the more pleasing.


“Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.”


“Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.”


“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”


“Man was born free, and he is everywhere in chains.”


“Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.”


“Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.”


“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.”


“You forget that the fruits belong to all and that the land belongs to no one.”


“People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.”

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