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Never write anything that does not give you great pleasure. Emotion is easily transferred from the writer to the reader.

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Joseph Joubert (born May 7, 1754 in Montignac, Prigord and died May 4, 1824 in Villeneuve-sur-Yonne) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Penses published posthumously.

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