"I have never believed that man´s freedom consisted in doing what he wants, but rather in never doing what he does not want to do, and that is the freedom I have always laid claim to, often preserved, and most scandalized by my contemporaries about. Because, as for them - busy, restless, ambitious, detesting freedom in others and not wanting any for themselves, provided that they sometimes do what accords with their will, or rather, that they dominate the will of others - they torment themselves their whole life long by doing what is loathsome to them ..... "

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Reveries of the Solitary Walker, Sixth Walk

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