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
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
Justice is the truth in action.
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
Politeness is the flower of humanity.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
A Flatterer is a man that tells you your opinion and not his own
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Without the spiritual world the material world is a disheartening enigma.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
The mind conceives with pain, but it brings forth with delight.
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
The impulse to dream was slowly beaten out of me by experience. Now it surged...
I cannot live without books.
Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject to a good many ailments, but...