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I have never believed that man’s freedom consisted in doing what he wants to do, but rather in never doing what he does not want to do, and this is the freedom I have always craved and often enjoyed and because of which I have most scandalized my contemporaries.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau



Reference: Quotations from Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Reveries of a Solitary Walker

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Enlightenment philosopher