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Quotations by author » Joseph Addison
English Essayist, Poet, Dramatist and Statesman, 1672-1719
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Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
Admiration
All well-regulated families set apart an hour every morning for tea and bread and butter
Family
Allegories, when well chosen, are like so many tracks of light in a discourse, that make everything about them clear and beautiful
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An opera may be allowed to be extravagantly lavish in its decorations, as its only design is to gratify the senses and keep up an indolent attention in the audience
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An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person
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Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
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Arguments out of a pretty mouth are unanswerable
Arguments
As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men.
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Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.
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Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
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Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.
Books
Certain is it that there is no kind of affection so purely angelic as of a father to a daughter. In love to our wives there is desire; to our sons, ambition; but to our daughters there is something which there are no words to express.
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Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health, and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.
Cheerfulness
Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, filling it with a steady and perpetual serenity
Cheerfulness
Conspiracies no sooner should be formed than executed
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Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it courage which arises from a sense of duty acts in a uniform manner
Courage
Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought.
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Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.
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For wheresoe'er I turn my ravished eyes, / Gay gilded scenes and shining prospects rise, / Poetic fields encompass me around, / And still I seem to tread on classic ground.
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Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.
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