There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Justice is the truth in action.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms....
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
Space is the stature of God.
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...