When a man is made up wholly of the dove, without the least grain of the serpent in his composition, he becomes ridiculous in many circumstances of life, and very often discredits his best actions
Quote by Joseph Addison
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
Among all kinds of Writing, there is none in which Authors are more apt to...
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius,...
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
In life we don't know how many Love's the Lord will send us, but we...
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it...
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
If men would consider not so much where they differ, as wherein they agree, there...
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as...