Joseph Joubert Quotes


47 Joseph Joubert quotes:



"Justice is the truth in action."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"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"
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"Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features"
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"You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you."
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"Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman."
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"Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"The direction of the mind is more important than its progress."
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"We do not do well except when we know where the best is and when we are assured that we have touched it and hold its power within us."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Excellence Quotes
"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."
"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress."
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"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Argument Quotes
"Chance generally favors the prudent."
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"There was a time when the world acted on books; now books act on the world."
"Never cut what you can untie."
"Children need models more than they need critics"
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"Children need models rather than critics."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Children Quotes
"Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings."
"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Anger Quotes Temper Quotes
"Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself."
Author: Joubert Quotes Category: Charity Quotes



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