Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness it is usually returned
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Never cut what you can untie.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
To teach is to learn twice.
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.