Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily...
I... recommend to every one of my Readers, the keeping a Journal of their Lives...
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be...
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not...
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Modesty is a vastly overrated virtue.
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...