Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in...
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
The union of the Word and the Mind produces that mystery which is called Life......
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long...
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills...
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;...
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
The post of honour is a private station.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of...
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something...
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.