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
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
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The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life......
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
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There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
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To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily...
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.