Joseph Joubert Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Joseph Joubert quotes, Joseph Joubert sayings, and Joseph Joubert proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert
Grief - Happiness is to feel that one's soul is good; there is no other, in truth, and this kind of happiness may exist even in sorrow, so that there are griefs perfable to every joy, and such as would be preferred by all those who have felt them. Joseph Joubert
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert
He who has imagination without learning has wings but no feet. Joseph Joubert
We must respect the past and mistrust the present if we wish to provide for the safety of the future. Joseph Joubert
In temperance there is ever cleanliness and elegance. Joseph Joubert
Questions show the mind's range, and answers its subtlety. Joseph Joubert
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve Joseph Joubert
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind. Joseph Joubert
To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees. Joseph Joubert
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve Joseph Joubert
Genius begins with great works; labor alone finishes them. Joseph Joubert
Genius begins great works; labor alone finishes them. Joseph Joubert
Space is to place as eternity is to time. Joseph Joubert
Attention is like a narrow mouthed vessel; pour into it what you have to say cautiously, and, as it were, drop by drop. Joseph Joubert
To teach is to learn twice over. Joseph Joubert
Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear. Joseph Joubert
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people. Joseph Joubert
Innocence is always unsuspicious. Joseph Joubert
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress. Joseph Joubert
To teach is to learn twice. Joseph Joubert
Be saving, but not at the cost of all liberality. Have the soul of a king and the hand of a wise economist. Joseph Joubert
The evening of a well spent life brings its lamps with it. Joseph Joubert
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind. Joseph Joubert
When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees. Joseph Joubert
The sound of the drum drives out thought; for that very reason it is the most military of instruments. Joseph Joubert
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth. Joseph Joubert
The best remedy for a short temper is a long walk. Joseph Joubert
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it. Joseph Joubert