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.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
In life we don't know how many Love's the Lord will send us, but we...
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to the soul.
What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be...
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise...
When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love,...
Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as...
Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes...
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of...
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady...
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
To be an atheist requires an indefinitely greater measure of faith than to recieve all...
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of...
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.