We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert Quotes
All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
We may convince others by our arguments; but we can only persuade them by their...
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Never cut what you can untie.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Children need models rather than critics.
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction...
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best...
It is easier to be critical than correct.