Necessity may render a doubtful act innocent, but it cannot make it praiseworthy
Quote by Joseph Joubert
One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness it is usually returned
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Children need models rather than critics.
One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Justice is the truth in action.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Poetry and Hums aren't things which you get, they're things which get you. And all...
Poetry lifts the veil from the hidden beauty of the world, and makes familiar objects...