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
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
When love once pleads admission to our hearts, In spite of all the virtue we...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to...
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion...
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a...
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long...
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
The post of honour is a private station.
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about...
Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand...
The man that hails you Tom or Jack, and proves by thumps upon your back...