From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Quote by Joseph Addison
To be an atheist requires an infinitely greater measure of faith than to receive all...
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily...
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be...
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady...
Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts, Old age is slow in both.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in...
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.