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
All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question...
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Never cut what you can untie.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
The worst realities of our age are manufactured realities. It is therefore our task, as...
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for...
Please, dear God, don't let me fuck up.