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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 ...

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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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    We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man’s estate, is the gift of education.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)

    Let the trumpet of the day of judgment sound when it will, I shall appear with this book in my hand before the Sovereign Judge, and cry with a loud voice, This is my work, there were my thoughts, and thus was I. I have freely told both the good and the bad, have hid nothing wicked, added nothing good.
    —Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778)