Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty
Quote by Joseph Addison
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to...
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about...
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily...
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure...
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is...
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...