Emile Quotes

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"Would you cultivate your pupil's intelligence, cultivate the strength it is meant to control,"
(p. 96).

"If I received a blow in the course of my duties to Emile, far from avenging it I would boast of it; and I doubt whether there is any man in the world so vile as to respect me any less on this account," (p. 250).

"There is a certain directness of speech which is suitable and pleasing to innocence," (p. 214).

"He has little power of generalization; he has no skill of abstraction," (p. 204).

"He is now sufficiently educated to be docile; he recognizes the voice of friendship and he know how to obey reason," (p. 356).

"Instinct was good while he acted under its guidance only; now that he is in the midst of human institutions, instinct is not to be trusted; it must not be destroyed; it must be controlled which is perhaps...

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