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Samuel Rousseau
... Samuel Rousseau (1763 – 1820) was a British oriental scholar and printer ... He was related to Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the philosopher, being descended from Jacob Rousseau, Jean-Jacques' great uncle, who had been sent from Geneva to London to look after the ...

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  • (noun): French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778).
    Synonyms: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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    Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    We can never put ourselves in the shoes of children; we cannot fathom their thoughts, we lend them ours; and always following our own reasoning, we stuff their heads with extravagance and error.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)