That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
Nature uses extraordinarily ingenious techniques to avoid conflict and competition, and that cooperation is extraordinarily...
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts, Old age is slow in both.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of...
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a...
If men would consider not so much where they differ, as wherein they agree, there...
Shy and unready men are great betrayers of secrets: for there are few wants more...
The mouth of a righteous man is a well of life: but violence covereth the...