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
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Never cut what you can untie.
Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from...
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the...
Misery is almost always the result of thinking.
The direction of the mind is more important than its progress.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he...
The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in...
Children need models rather than critics.
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people
Highly developed spirits often encounter resistance from mediocre minds.
The quickest way to kill the human spirit is to ask someone to do mediocre...
Idleness is fatal only to the mediocre.