Sunday, October 23, 2011

Thought for the Day

You will find poetry nowhere,
unless you bring some with you.*
~ Joseph Joubert

* Cited at Wikiquote (Another translation is: "He who has no poetry in himself will find poetry in nothing.")

Joseph Joubert (1754 - 1824), French Philosopher and Essayist

Pensees of Joseph Joubert on GoogleBooks (A French edition is available at Amazon.)


Steve Gravano said...

Great quote!

Louise Gallagher said...


Joyce Wycoff said...

And you give us so much to carry around with us every day.

S. Etole said...

There's both joy and sadness in that thought.

Kathleen Overby said...

Perfectly satisfied my hunger for words of life today. A gift. Your timing is holy methinks. :)