The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
To teach is to learn twice.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Never cut what you can untie.
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.