The most violent appetites in all creatures are lust and hunger; the first is a perpetual call upon them to propagate their kind, the latter to preserve themselves.
Quote by Joseph Addison
Joseph Addison Quotes
Jesters do often prove prophets.
True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in...
Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
With regard to donations always expect the most from prudent people, who keep their own...
If men would consider not so much where they differ, as wherein they agree, there...
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are...
To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not...
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think...
If we may believe our logicians, man is distinguished from all other creatures by the...
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to...
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise...
Caution is the eldest child of wisdom
Every step of life shows much caution is required.