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Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert

Joseph Joubert lived in virtual anonymity during his lifetime. He wrote extensively, from letters and papers to small notebooks, filled with thoughts about literature, the nature of human existence and many other subjects. Joubert believed that sickness helped give the soul subtlety and it's said he even reveled in his own suffering. For much of his life he lived in privacy, serving as an …

Date of Birth: May 07, 1754
Date of Death: May 04, 1824


Found 103 quotes by Joseph Joubert .
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Joseph Joubert

"Words, like eyeglasses, blur everything that they do not make clear" Joseph Joubert
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"When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees." Joseph Joubert
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"He who has not the weakness of friendship has not the strength." Joseph Joubert
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"Choose in marriage only a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man." Joseph Joubert
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"The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory, but progress." Joseph Joubert
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"We must respect the past, and mistrust the present, if we wish to provide for the safety of the future." Joseph Joubert
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"Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader." Joseph Joubert
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"It is better to stir up a question without deciding it than to decide it without stirring it up" Joseph Joubert
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"When my friends are one-eyed, I look at their profile" Joseph Joubert
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"Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another" Joseph Joubert
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"Misery is almost always the result of thinking." Joseph Joubert
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"The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress." Joseph Joubert
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"Genuine bon mots surprise those from whose lips they fall, no less than they do those who listen to them" Joseph Joubert
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"God is the place where I do not remember the rest." Joseph Joubert
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"Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other." Joseph Joubert
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"A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve" Joseph Joubert
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"Genius is the ability to see things invisible, to manipulate things intangible, to paint things that have no features" Joseph Joubert
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"Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth." Joseph Joubert
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"Kindness is loving people more than they deserve." Joseph Joubert
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"Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them." Joseph Joubert
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"Children need models more than they need critics" Joseph Joubert
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