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
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Never cut what you can untie.
Justice is the truth in action.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms....
Ask the young. They know everything.