Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

English novelist, essayist, educator, politician and founder of Russian journalism.
A good disposition is more valuable than gold, for the latter is the gift of fortune, but the former is the dower of nature.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is impossible for authors to discover beauties in one another's works; they have eyes only for spots and blemishes.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is impossible for us, who live in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality, or in any art or science, which have not been touched upon by others. We have little else left us but to represent the common sense of mankind in more strong, more beautiful, or more uncommon lights.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.More Joseph Addison quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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