Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Quote by Joseph Addison
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not...
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to...
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about...
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long...
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;...
A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or...
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
One flag, one land, one heart, one hand, One Nation evermore!
The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.