Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

English novelist, essayist, educator, politician and founder of Russian journalism.
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The post of honor is a private station.More Joseph Addison quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a great amity between designing and art.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.More Joseph Addison quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cunning has only private selfish aims, and sticks at nothing which may make them succeed. Discretion has large and extended views, and, like a well-formed eye, commands a whole horizon; cunning is a kind of shortsightedness, that discovers the minutest objects which are near at hand, but is not able to discern things at a distance.More Joseph Addison quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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