Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure...
Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and...
When somebody gives you a sexy look, you know they're trying. It's terrible! But when...
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down...
The woman that deliberates is lost.
It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness...
A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or...
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of...
Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
The important question is not what will yield to man a few scattered pleasures, but...
The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he...
Some virtues are only seen in affliction and others only in prosperity.
Suspicion is not less an enemy to virtue than to happiness; he that is already...
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
Modesty is my best quality