"When my friends lack an eye, I look at them in profile." - Joseph Joubert

"Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable." - Joseph Joubert

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

"Education should be gentle and stern, not cold and lax." - Joseph Joubert

"Be charitable and indulgent to every one but thyself." - Joseph Joubert

"All gardeners live in beautiful places because they make them so." - Joseph Joubert

"Chance usually favors the prudent man." - Joseph Joubert

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

"Think of the ills from which you are exempt." - Joseph Joubert

"What a man knows only through feeling can be explained only through enthusiasm." - Joseph Joubert

"It is an aspect of all happiness to suppose that we deserve it." - Joseph Joubert

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

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