Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (c. 1712-1778)

“You require nothing more to be made perfectly happy than to know how to be satisfied with being so.”

  • From the Dedication to the Republic of Geneva in On the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau (c. 1712-1778). The quoted edition was translated and published by the Great Books Foundation (Chicago, Illinois, 1949).

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