Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Quote by Joseph Addison
He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider...
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills...
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
We are always doing something for posterity, but I would fain see posterity do something...
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Modesty is the lowest of the virtues, and is a confession of the deficiency it...
Modesty and unselfishness: These are the virtues which men praise, and pass by