Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Don't wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always...
Ideas are the raw material of progress. Everything first takes shape in the form of...
All our lauded technological progress -- our very civilization - is like the axe in...