Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. This is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
Never cut what you can untie.
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Ask the young. They know everything.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Children need models rather than critics.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
Age after age, the strong have trampled upon the weak; the crafty and heartless have...
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age,...
The Constitution of the United States is not a mere lawyers' document: it is a...