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Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison
(1672 - 1719)
English poet and assayist.
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Nothing that is not a real crime makes a man appear so contemptible and little in the eyes of the world as inconsistency.
- Joseph Addison | Consistency Quotes
If I can in any way contribute to the Diversion or Improvement of the Country in which I live, I shall leave it, when I am summoned out of it, with the secret Satisfaction of thinking that I have not lived in vain.
- Joseph Addison | Goodness and Giving Quotes
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants, and how much more unhappy he might be than he really is.
- Joseph Addison | Happiness Quotes
True happiness is of a retired nature and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self; and, in the next, from the friendship and conversations of a few select companions.
- Joseph Addison | Happiness Quotes
There is no society or conversation to be kept up in the world without good nature, or something which must bear its appearance and supply its place. For this reason, mankind have been forced to invent a kind of artificial humanity, which is what we express by the word Good Breeding.
- Joseph Addison | Human Relations Quotes
Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts, Old age is slow in both.
- Joseph Addison | Insults and Calumny Quotes
As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.
- Joseph Addison | Men Quotes
Music, the greatest good that mortals know, and all of heaven we have below.
- Joseph Addison | Music Quotes
Irresolution on the schemes of life I which offer themselves to our choice, and inconstancy in pursuing them, are the greatest causes of all unhappiness.
- Joseph Addison | Unhappiness Quotes
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison | Happiness Quotes
True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
- Joseph Addison | Happiness Quotes
Looking for Silver Linings Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments.
- Joseph Addison | Forgiveness Quotes
A man should always consider ... how much more unhappy he might be than he is.
- Joseph Addison | Forgiveness Quotes
True happiness ... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
- Joseph Addison | Friendship Quotes
The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness.
- Joseph Addison | God Quotes
The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness.
- Joseph Addison | Faith and Unity Quotes
A day, an hour, of virtuous liberty is worth a whole eternity in bondage.
- Joseph Addison | One Day Quotes
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man ... courage which arises from a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner.
- Joseph Addison | Courage Quotes
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend.
- Joseph Addison | Success Quotes
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend.
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience, and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
- Joseph Addison | Worthy Victories Quotes
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship.
- Joseph Addison | Family Quotes
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joy, and dividing our grief.
- Joseph Addison | Family Quotes
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
- Joseph Addison | Lighten up Quotes
The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison | Lighten up Quotes
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. They are but trifles, to be sure; but, scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.
- Joseph Addison | Lighten up Quotes
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
- Joseph Addison | Admiration Quotes
Arguments out of a petty mouth are unanswerable.
- Joseph Addison | Argument Quotes
Charity is the perfection and ornament of religion.
- Joseph Addison | Charity Quotes
Colors speak all languages.
- Joseph Addison | Color Quotes
There is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice.
- Joseph Addison | Justice Quotes
All of heaven we have below.
- Joseph Addison | Music Quotes
And pleas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform. Rides in the whirlwind and directs the storm.
- Joseph Addison | Providence Quotes
Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body.
- Joseph Addison | Reading Quotes
Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm.
- Joseph Addison | Storm Quotes
We are growing serious, and, let me tell you, that's a very next step to being dull.
- Joseph Addison | Stupidiity Quotes


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