It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
To teach is to learn twice.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Justice is the truth in action.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Judges, like the criminal classes, have their lighter moments
I don't expect you'll hear me writing any poems to the greater glory of Ronald...