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Brief about Joseph Addison: By info that we know Joseph Addison was born at 1970-01-01. And also Joseph Addison is English Writer.

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I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.

Tags: Despair, Give, Sympathy

Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

Tags: Growing, Object, Passion

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

Tags: Die, Honor, Ten

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

Tags: Advice, Wedding, Woman

An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.

Tags: Committed, Rather, Talking

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.

Tags: Full, Give, Value

Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.

Tags: Become, Humble, Wish

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!

Tags: Country, Greatness, Heaven

That he delights in the misery of others no man will confess, and yet what other motive can make a father cruel?

Tags: Cruel, Father, Others

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man.

Tags: Divine, Glory, Nature

Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.

Tags: Others, Prosperity, Seen

The important question is not, what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but what will render his life happy on the whole amount.

Tags: Happy, Life, Whole

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.

Tags: Mind, Moment, Serenity

Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.

Tags: Guard, Modesty, Virtue

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.

Tags: Greatest, Human, Nature

One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.

Tags: Good, Great, Life

Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.

Tags: Else, Friend, Thinking

To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.

Tags: Fact, Religious, Whether

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.

Tags: Few, Men, Wisdom

Jesters do often prove prophets.

Tags: Often, Prophets, Prove
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