A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as...
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what...
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure...
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider...
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.