How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
Children need models rather than critics.
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
To teach is to learn twice.
Never cut what you can untie.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.