Tìm kiếm trích dẫn của người nổi tiếng (tiếng Anh)
politician, writer and playwright (1672-1719)
Joseph Addison was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was the eldest son of The Reverend Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine. His simple prose style marked the end of the mannerisms and conventional classical images of the 17th century.
Joseph Addison Quotes Page 5
A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
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.
The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures.
'We are always doing', says he, 'something for Posterity, but I would fain see Posterity do something for us.'
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
Title and ancestry render a good man more illustrious, but an ill one more contemptible.
There is not any present moment that is unconnected with some future one. The life of every man is a continued chain of incidents, each link of which hangs upon the former.
There is no greater sign of a general decay of virtue in a nation, than a want of zeal in its inhabitants for the good of their country.
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
The transition from cause to effect, from event to event, is often carried on by secret steps, which our foresight cannot divine, and our sagacity is unable to trace.
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