Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion...
There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions...
The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their...
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of...
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
The post of honour is a private station.
The woman that deliberates is lost.
Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments;...
A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
To be an atheist requires an infinitely greater measure of faith than to receive all...
Jesters do often prove prophets.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.