The best Quotations


A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

Ambition is pitiless. any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
- Joseph Joubert

Ask the young. they know everything.
- Joseph Joubert

Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself.
- Joseph Joubert

Chance generally favors the prudent.
- Joseph Joubert

Children need models rather than critics.
- Joseph Joubert

Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
- Joseph Joubert

Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.
- Joseph Joubert

Grace is in garments, in movements, in manners; beauty in the nude, and in forms. this is true of bodies; but when we speak of feelings, beauty is in their spirituality, and grace in their moderation.
- Joseph Joubert

He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength.
- Joseph Joubert

How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. the most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
- Joseph Joubert

Imagination is the eye of the soul.
- Joseph Joubert

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate.
- Joseph Joubert

Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

Logic works, metaphysics contemplates.
- Joseph Joubert

Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another.
- Joseph Joubert

Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.
- Joseph Joubert

One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
- Joseph Joubert

Ornaments were invented by modesty.
- Joseph Joubert

Our ideals, like pictures, are made from lights and shadows.
- Joseph Joubert

Politeness is the flower of humanity.
- Joseph Joubert

Professional critics are incapable of distinguishing and appreciating either diamonds in the rough or gold in bars. they are traders, and in literature know only the coins that are current. their critical lab has scales and weights, but neither crucible or touchstone.
- Joseph Joubert

Space is the stature of god.
- Joseph Joubert

Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert

Tenderness is the rest of passion.
- Joseph Joubert


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Quotation The fact that you are willing to say, ''I do not understand, and it is fine,'' is the greatest understanding you could exhibit. - writer
Quotation If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations. - writer
Quotation Science has not solved problems, only shifted the points of problems. - writer
Quotation He tosses aside his paint-pots and his words a foot and a half long. - writer
Quotation In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind. - writer
Quotation When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing. - writer