An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
There is nothing which we receive with so much reluctance as advice.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
Wit is the fetching of congruity out of incongruity
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily...
A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves...
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing...
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...
The important question is not what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor,...
The post of honour is a private station.
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be?...
Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in...
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.