When the righteous man truth away from his righteousness that he hath committed and doeth that which is neither quite lawful nor quite right, he will generally be found to have gained in amiability what he has lost in holiness.
Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)
Profession: British Poet, Satirist
Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.
Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)
Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Author: Anne Sophie Swetchine (1782-1857)
Profession: Russian Author