Joseph Addison

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Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison

A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
See in what peace a Christian can die.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is nothing more requisite in business than dispatch.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of ;antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I have somewhere met with the epitaph on a charitable man which has pleased me very much. I cannot recollect the words, but here is the sense of it: What I spent I lost; what I possessed is left to others; what I gave away remains with me.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The post of honor is a private station.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter. He has a heart capable of mirth, and naturally disposed to it.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Young people soon give, and forget insults, but old age is slow in both.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.More Joseph Addison [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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