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Quotations by author » Joseph Addison
English Essayist, Poet, Dramatist and Statesman, 1672-1719
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Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness
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Method is not less requisite in conversation than in writing, provided a man would talk to make himself understood
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Mirth is like a flash of lightning, that breaks through a gloom of clouds, and glitters for a moment; cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.
Cheerfulness
Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue
Modesty
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
Music
Music, the greatest good that mortals know, and all of heaven we have below.
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Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature
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Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!
Love
No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.
Oppression
No vices are so incurable as those which men are apt to glory in
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Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
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Nothing is more amiable than true modesty, and nothing more contemptible than the false
Modesty
Nothing is more gratifying to the mind of man than power or dominion.
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One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter.
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Our delight in any particular study, art, or science rises and improves in proportion to the application which we bestow upon it. Thus, what was at first an exercise becomes at length an entertainment.
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Our disputants put me in mind of the scuttle fish, that when he is unable to extricate himself, blackens all the water about him, till he becomes invisible.
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Our friends don't see our faults, or conceal them, or soften them.
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Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
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Our sight is the most perfect and most delightful of all our senses. It fills the mind with the largest variety of ideas, converses with its objects at the greatest distance, and continues the longest in action without being tired or satiated . . .
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Plenty of people wish to become devout, but no one wishes to be humble.
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