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
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of...
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
To be an atheist requires an infinitely greater measure of faith than to receive all...
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Through all eternity to thee, a joyful song I'll raise; for oh! Eternity's too short...
A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of a friendship, all the enjoyments...
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a...
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me...