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JOSEPH JOUBERT
French moralist and man of letters
(1754 - 1824)
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The punishment of those who have loved women too much is to love them always.
      - [Love]

The simple-hearted and sincere never do more than half deceive themselves.
      - [Simplicity]

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.
      - [Chastity]

The style of St. Jerome shines like ebony.
      - [Style]

The supreme sway of chastity over the senses makes her queenly.
      - [Chastity]

The true character of epistolary style is playfulness and urbanity.
      - [Letters]

The voice is a human sound which nothing inanimate can perfectly imitate. It has an authority and an insinuating property which writing lacks. It is not merely so much air, but air modulated and impregnated with life.
      - [Voice]

The ways suited to confidence are familiar to me, but not those that are suited to familiarity.
      - [Familiarity]

There are opinions which come from the heart, and whoever has no fixed opinions has no constant feelings.
      - [Opinion]

There are some heads which have no windows, and the day can never strike from above; nothing enters from heavenard.
      - [Dullness]

There are some men who are witty when they are in a bad humor, and others only when they are sad.
      - [Wit]

There is always some levity even in excellent minds; they have wings to rise, and also to stray.
      - [Levity]

There is an admiration which is the daughter of knowledge.
      - [Admiration]

There is graciousness and a kind of urbanity in beginning with men by esteem and confidence. It proves, at least, that we have long lived in good company with others and with our selves.
      - [Esteem]

There is in the soul a taste for the good, just as there is in the body an appetite for enjoyment.
      - [Goodness]

There was a time when the world acted upon books. Now books act upon the world.
      - [Books]

Think of the ills from which you are exempt.
      - [Ills]

Those readiest to criticise are often least able to appreciate.
      - [Critics]

Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love the truth.
      - [Opinion]

Thoughts there are, that need no embodying, no form, no expression. It is enough to hint at them vaguely; a word, and they are heard and seen.
      - [Thought]

Time and truth are friends, though there are many moments hostile to truth.
      - [Truth]

To be an agreeable guest one need only enjoy oneself.
      - [Guests]

To be capable of respect is almost as rare as to be worthy of it.
      - [Respect]

To see the world is to judge the judges.
      - [Travel]

To teach is to learn twice.
      - [Teaching]


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