Property is organized robbery.
~ George Bernard Shaw
Joseph Addison Quotes
Let freedom never perish in your hands.
I am wonderfully pleased when I meet with any passage in an old Greek or Latin author, that is not blown upon, and which I have never met with in any quotation.
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
A person terrified with the imagination of spectres, is more reasonable than one who thinks the appearance of spirits fabulous and groundless.
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
There is not a more pleasing exercise of the mind than gratitude. It is accompanied with such an inward satisfaction that the duty is sufficiently rewarded by the performance.
There is nothing touches our imagination so much as a beautiful woman in a plain dress.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.
Physick, for the most part, is nothing else but the Substitute of Exercise or Temperance.
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.