Joseph Joubert
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Born: May 7, 1754

Died: May 4, 1824 (aged 69)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Joseph Joubert was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées, which was published posthumously.

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Genius is, to be sure, not a matter of arbitrariness, but rather of freedom, just as wit, love, and faith, which once shall become arts and disciplines. We should demand genius from everybody, without, however, expecting it.

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