It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
When somebody gives you a sexy look, you know they're trying. It's terrible! But when...
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills...
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise...
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their...
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...