Joseph Joubert Quotes (19 quotations)

1. All are born to observe order, but few are born to establish it. - Joseph Joubert

2. Children have more need of models than of critics. - Joseph Joubert

3. Children need models rather than critics. - 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. Innocence is always unsuspicious. - Joseph Joubert

7. It is easy to understand God as long as you don't try to explain him. - Joseph Joubert

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

9. Misery is almost always the result of thinking. - Joseph Joubert

10. Never cut what you can untie. - Joseph Joubert

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

12. The Bible remained for me a book of books, still divine - but divine in the sense that all great books are divine which teach men how to live righteously. - Joseph Joubert

13. The direction of the mind is more important than its progress. - Joseph Joubert

14. The mind's direction is more important than its progress. - Joseph Joubert

15. The pain of dispute exceeds, by much, its utility. All disputation makes the mind deaf, and when people are deaf I am dumb. - Joseph Joubert

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

17. To teach is to learn twice. - Joseph Joubert

18. When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees. - Joseph Joubert

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

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