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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

AUTHOR: Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712–78)
QUOTATION: Yes, if the life and death of Socrates are those of a wise man, the life and death of Jesus are those of a god.
ATTRIBUTION: JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU, Émile, trans. Allan Bloom, book 4, p. 308 (1979). Originally published in 1762.
SUBJECTS: Jesus Christ