Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to...
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
In life we don't know how many Love's the Lord will send us, but we...
The unassuming youth seeking instruction with humility gains good fortune.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Through all eternity to thee, a joyful song I'll raise; for oh! Eternity's too short...
A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise...
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their...
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as...
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be...
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.