A man that has a taste of music, painting, or architecture, is like one that has another sense, when compared with such as have no relish of those arts
Quote by Joseph Addison
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
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I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very...
When love once pleads admission to our hearts, In spite of all the virtue we...
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by...
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
He thought he was a wit, and he was half right.
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions...
It feels a lot better when strangers randomly compliment you than when one of your...
Stop looking at what you don't have and Start being thankful for what you do...