Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms....
Necessity may render a doubtful act innocent, but it cannot make it praiseworthy
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
Never cut what you can untie.
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Justice is the truth in action.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Ask the young. They know everything.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us; it's the way people...
Why does a person even get up in the morning? You have breakfast, you floss...