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Results of search for Author: Joseph Addison - Page 1 of 4
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Results from Michael Moncur's (Cynical) Quotations:

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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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

Results from Laura Moncur's Motivational Quotations:

Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), The Spectator, July 12, 1711
True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), The Spectator, March 17, 1911
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), The Spectator, September 26, 1712
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), 'Cato'
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719), 'The Spectator'
True happiness... arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)

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It is folly for an eminent person to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected by it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age, have passed through this fiery persecution. There is no defense against reproach but obscurity; it is a kind of concomitant to greatness, as satires and invectives were an essential part of a Roman triumph.
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Joseph Addison (1672 - 1719)
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