He thought he was a wit, and he was half right.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Jesters do often prove prophets.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
Nature uses extraordinarily ingenious techniques to avoid conflict and competition, and that cooperation is extraordinarily...
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of...
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me...
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be...
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is...