Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of…
Quote by Joseph Addison
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch...
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to...
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own...
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...
The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
The post of honour is a private station.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what...
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and...
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...