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.
1612-1680 British Poet Satirist
Natural amiableness is too often seen in company with sloth, with uselessness, with the vanity of fashionable life.
Channing, William Ellery
1780-1842 American Unitarian Minister Author
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Swetchine, Anne Sophie
1782-1857 Russian Author