Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills...
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
When a man is made up wholly of the dove, without the least grain of...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure...
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion...
Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius,...
The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are...
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great...
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.