The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
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...
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.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Never cut what you can untie.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
Justice is the truth in action.
To teach is to learn twice.
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
There are friends who destroy each other, but a real friend sticks closer than a...
Time keeps no measure when true friends are parted, No record day by day; the...
Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country.