Our inner conflicts are caused by these contradictions. Drawn this way by nature and that way by man, compelled to yield to both forces, we make a compromise and reach neither goal. We go through life, struggling and hesitating, and die before we have found peace, useless alike to ourselves and to others.
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Review: Emile or On EducationUser Review - Deborah Markus - Goodreads
I read this book as research for a writing project of my own. Once finished, I had no idea how I ought to rate it. There is some brilliant writing here, and I highlighted a lot of eminently quotable ... Read full review
Review: Emile or On EducationUser Review - Christina Goudie - Goodreads
He abandoned five of his children to an orphanage and then writes a book about how to raise children. It took me almost a year to read because of my disgust in his audacity. Read full review