Joseph Joubert

Joseph Joubert

French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously.
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The soul that is the abode of chastity acquires an energy which enables her to surmount with ease the obstacles that lie along the path of duty.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To teach is to learn twice. About all some parents accomplish in life is to send a child to Harvard. The purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place to spend one's leisure. -Joseph Joubert.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Virtue by calculation is the virtue of vice.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.More Joseph Joubert quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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Rosabeth Kanter The more closed the circle, the more difficult it is for 'outsiders' to break in. Their very difficulty in entering may be taken as a sign of incompetence, a sign that the insiders were right to close their ranks. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Joan Jett In pop music, you say, 'You can do what you want to me.' Rock 'n' roll says, 'I'm gonna do what I want to you.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Lisa Kudrow I just want to start writing, whether or not any of it is useable or marketable. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Andrew Scott The kind of actors I admire move through different characters and genres. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Alexander Hamilton If the Constitution is adopted (and it was) the Union will be in fact and in theory an association of States or a Confederacy. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More