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
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question...
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Never cut what you can untie.
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Charity isn't a good substitute for justice
Charity and pride have different aims, yet both feed the poor
We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what...
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose...