A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and...
Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as...
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it...
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are...
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to...
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius,...
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady...
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
People advising others often forget that the same advice applies to their life as well.
To accept good advice is but to increase one's own ability.