It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age.
Quote by Joseph Addison
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very...
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
He thought he was a wit, and he was half right.
The post of honour is a private station.
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Ridicule is generally made use of to laugh men out of virtue and good sense,...
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of...
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it...
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves...
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions...
God has perfect timing; never early, never late. It takes a little patience and it...
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break...