What costs the most to say is not what is criminal , but what is ridiculous and shameful.

Our own translation from Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Find the english book here (The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau) , which the translation seems too interprative to us.

Ce n’est pas ce qui est criminel qui coûte le plus à dire, c’est ce qui est ridicule et honteux.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Les Confessions (1782), Ebook, p. 17

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