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
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of...
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own...
To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to...
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Admiration is a very short-lived passion that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object,...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a...
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments...
What is the meaning of life? To be happy and useful.
Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit,...