Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Necessity may render a doubtful act innocent, but it cannot make it praiseworthy
Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question...
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
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 of.
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.