Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question...
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Never cut what you can untie.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
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...
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument.
How a society channels male aggression is one of the greatest questions as to whether...
He would argue the moon was blue