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154 Famous Quotes by Joseph Addison
5/1/1672 - 6/17/1719
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The love of a family is life's greatest blessing

Family Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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Marriage enlarges the scene of our happiness and of our miseries. A marriage of love is pleasant, of interest, easy, and where both meet, happy. A happy marriage has in it all the pleasures of friendship, all the enjoyments of sense and reason, and,

Misery Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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Modesty in woman is a virtue most deserving, since we do all we can to cure her of it

Modesty Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false

Modesty Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.

Oppression Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution.

Persecution Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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It is the privilege of posterity to set matters right between those antagonists who, by their rivalry for greatness, divided a whole age.

Posterity Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding

Quality Quotes, by Joseph Addison

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A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, his next to escape the censures of the world.

Proverbs Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Sir Roger on the Bench

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When you are at Rome, live as Romans live.

Proverbs Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Sir Roger on the Bench

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A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men.

Proverbs Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Sir Roger on the Bench

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Gifts and alms are the expressions, not the essence, of this virtue.

Philanthropy Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: in the "Guardian", no. 166

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I have but nine-pence in ready money, but I can draw for a thousand pounds.

Speech Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: to a lady who complained of his having talked little in company, see "Boswell's Life of Johnson"

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On you, my lord, with anxious fear I wait, And from your judgment must expect my fate.

Judgment Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: A Poem to His Majesty (l. 21)

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Knowledge is, indeed, that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another.

Knowledge Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: in the "Guardian", no. 111, Letter of Alexander to Aristotle

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See they suffer death, But in their deaths remember they are men, Strain not the laws to make their tortures grievous.

Punishment Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act III, sc. 5)

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Great souls by instinct to each other turn, Demand alliance, and in friendship burn.

Friendship Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: The Campaign (l. 102)

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The friendships of the world are oft Confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasure; Ours has severest virtue for its basis, And such a friendship ends not but with life.

Friendship Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act III, sc. 1)

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Oh! think what anxious moments pass between The birth of plots, and their last fatal periods, Oh! 'tis a dreadful interval of time, Filled up with horror all, and big with death!

Conscience Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act I, sc. 3)

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O ye powers that search The heart of man, and weigh his inmost thoughts, If I have done amiss, impute it not! The best may err, but you are good.

Repentance Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act V, sc. 4)

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I think the Romans call it Stoicism.

Courage Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act I, sc. 4)

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The soul, secured in her existence, smiles At the drawn dagger, and defies its point.

Courage Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act V, sc. 1)

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The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, the best of circumstances.

Courage Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act V, sc. 1)

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When love's well-timed 'tis not a fault of love; The strong, the brave, the virtuous, and the wise, Sink in the soft captivity together.

Love Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: Cato (act III, sc. 1)

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Justice discards party, friendship, kindred, and is therefore always represented as blind.

Justice Quotes, by Joseph Addison , Source: in the "Guardian", no. 99

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