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 a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
To teach is to learn twice.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Justice is the truth in action.
Space is the stature of God.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Never cut what you can untie.
Ask the young. They know everything.
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Necessity may render a doubtful act innocent, but it cannot make it praiseworthy
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
God has commanded Time to console the unhappy
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Children need models rather than critics.
If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself...
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part...