Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Quote by Joseph Joubert
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
To teach is to learn twice.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness it is usually returned
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
Innocence is always unsuspicious.