Joseph Joubert

Joseph Joubert

French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously.
I resemble the poplar,--that tree which, even when old, still looks young.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
History needs distance, perspective. Facts and events which are too well attested cease, in some sort, to be malleable.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If fortune wishes to make a man estimable, she gives him virtues; if she wishes to make him esteemed, she gives him success.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Be charitable and indulgent to everyone but thyself.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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