Politeness is the flower of humanity.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Space is the stature of God.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Justice is the truth in action.
The passions of the young are vices in the old.