Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

English novelist, essayist, educator, politician and founder of Russian journalism.
There is nothing that more betrays a base ungenerous spirit than the giving of secret stabs to a man's reputation. Lampoons and satires that are written with wit and spirit are like poisoned darts, which not only inflict a wound, but make it incurable.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own
heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
With what astonishment and veneration may we look into our own souls, where there are such hidden stores of virtue and knowledge, such inexhaustible sources of perfection. We know not yet what we shall be, nor will it ever enter into the heart to conceive the glory that will be always in reserve for it.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Great Pompey's shade complains that we are slow,
And Scipio's ghost walks unavenged amongst us!More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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