To be exempt from the passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing solitude
Quote by Joseph Addison
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Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
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Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall.
Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
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There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.