Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert
Joseph Joubert.
BornMay 7, 1754
Martignac, France
DiedMay 4, 1824
Villeneuve-le-Roi, France
French philosopher. Essays and writings were posthumously published as Pensťes, Essais, Maximes et Correspondanee de J. Joubert (1842).

The repository contains five quotes from Joseph Joubert.

ConflictWords of Wisdom

Never cut what you can untie.


To teach is to learn twice.


Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.


The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.

Courage and FearOptimism and Pessimism

When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come.