When a nation gives birth to a man who is able to produce a great thought, another is born who is able to understand and admire it
Quote by Joseph Joubert
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
Children need models rather than critics.
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
To teach is to learn twice.
One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness it is usually returned
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for...
Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Innocence is always unsuspicious.
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Marriage is an Athenic weaving together of families, of two souls with their individual fates...
He stole my heart....so I stole his last name.
Whenever you want to marry someone, go have lunch with his ex-wife.