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
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in...
A man that has a taste of music, painting, or architecture, is like one that...
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider...
If men would consider not so much where they differ, as wherein they agree, there...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something...
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;...
The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life......
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Jesters do often prove prophets.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by...
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very...
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
It's important to bee nice and smile to everyone you meet. You don't know what...
Out of difficulties grow miracles.