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
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long...
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something...
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
The post of honour is a private station.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as...
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.