Joseph Addison Quotes

110 Joseph Addison quotes:

"Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue"
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"To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man."
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"As vivacity is the gift of women, gravity is that of men."
"Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought."
"Husband a lie, and trump it up in some extraordinary emergency."
"If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling."
Author: Addison Quotes Category: Society Quotes
"Pride goes before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall."
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"A man who is furnished with arguments from the mint will convince his antagonist much sooner than one who draws them from reason and philosophy"
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"Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another."
"The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing."
Author: Addison Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes

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