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Vrlo teško je razmišljati plemenito kad moraš misliti samo o zarađivanju za život.

It is too difficult to think nobly when one thinks only of earning a living.
- Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1770, published 1782)


Gdje je taj čovjek koji ništa ne duguje zemlji u kojoj živi ?
Koja god ta zemlja bila, on joj duguje ono najdragocjenije
što čovjek posjeduje, moralitet svojih djela i ljubav kreposti.

Where is the man who owes nothing to the land in which he lives?
Whatever that land may be, he owes to it the most precious thing
possessed by man, the morality of his actions and the love of virtue.
- JJ Rousseau, Emile: Or, On Education (1762)


Kad bilo koji čovjek kaže za državne poslove " Što se to mene tiče?"
država bi se uskoro mogla smatrati izgubljenom.

As soon as any man says of the affairs of the State "What does it matter to me?"
the State may be given up for lost.
- JJ Rousseau, The Social Contract, Or Principles of Political Right (1762)


Samo pravo na glasovanje nameće mi dužnost da se podučim o javnim poslovima,
uzprkos tome kako malo utjecaja bi moj glas mogao u njima imati.

The very right to vote imposes on me the duty to instruct myself in public affair,
however little influence my voice may have in them.
- JJ Rousseau



Kad ljudi ne budu imali vše ništa jesti, onda će jesti bogate.

When the people shall have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich.
J.J. Rousseau



Ako civilizacija (narod) želi preživjeti
mora dokazati da zaslužuje da preživi.

If a civilization (nation) wants to survive
it must prove that it deserves to survive.




“Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
― Albert Einstein

Updated 6th-May-2012 at 10:40 PM by Željko Zidarić

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