Joseph Joubert Quotes


47 Joseph Joubert quotes:



"Children need models rather than critics."
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"Chance generally favors the prudent."
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"The mind's direction is more important than its progress."
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"You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you."
"Tenderness is the rest of passion."
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"The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress."
"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."
"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."
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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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"Ask the young. They know everything."
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"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle it without debate."
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"Who ever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings."
"One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet."
"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress."
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"Be charitable and indulge to everyone, but thyself."
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"Justice is the truth in action."
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"The direction of the mind is more important than its progress."
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"When my friends are one-eyed, I look at their profile"
"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future."
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"God is the place where I do not remember the rest."
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