Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote about love from The Social Contract (1762) - The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.
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The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.

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Of the Social Contract, or Principles of Political Law, Book I
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Translated by George Douglas Howard Cole
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Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote about love from The Social Contract (1762) - The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote about love from The Social Contract (1762) - The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote about love from The Social Contract (1762) - The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau quote about love from The Social Contract (1762) - The whole difference is that, in the family, the love of the father for his children repays him for the care he takes of them, while, in the State, the pleasure of commanding takes the place of the love which the chief cannot have for the peoples under him.