The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
Quote by Joseph Addison
In life we don't know how many Love's the Lord will send us, but we...
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts, Old age is slow in both.
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
It is ridiculous for any man to criticize the works of another if he has...
Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and...
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not...
Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red...
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch...
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.