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
Never cut what you can untie.
Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the...
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.
Words, like glass, obscure when they do not aid vision.
It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract...
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she...
Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others, lives unblest
I have nothing to declare except my genius.