Joseph Joubert Quotes

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Born: May 7, 1754,
Birth Country:
Died: , May 4, 1824
Occupation: Author

1.
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

2.
Genius begins great works labor alone finishes them.
- Joseph Joubert

3.
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

4.
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet.
- Joseph Joubert

5.
Imagination is the eye of the soul.
- Joseph Joubert

6.
Justice is the truth in action.
- Joseph Joubert

7.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
- Joseph Joubert

8.
One who has imagination without learning has wings without feet.
- Joseph Joubert

9.
Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

10.
Superstition is the only religion of which base souls are capable of.
- Joseph Joubert

11.
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk.
- Joseph Joubert

12.
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
- Joseph Joubert

13.
We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future.
- Joseph Joubert

14.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
- Joseph Joubert

15.
You will not find poetry anywhere unless you bring some of it with you.
- Joseph Joubert

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