Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Quote by Joseph Addison
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...
Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love...
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something...
To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long...
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.
Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red...
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
He thought he was a wit, and he was half right.
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Nothing is given so profusely as advice.
Hazard not your wealth on a poor man's advice.