We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
Quote by Joseph Joubert
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
God is the place where I do not remember the rest.
He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Never cut what you can untie.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things...
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great...
I cannot conceive such a Being could make such a Species as the human, merely...
Men speak of natural rights, but I challenge any one to show where in nature...
It is very pious to say and prudent to affirm that the holy Bible can...