Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Justice is the truth in action.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
Children need models rather than critics.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms....
Never cut what you can untie.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...