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''We are always doing,'' says he, ''something for posterity, but I would see posterity do something for us.''
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Posterity
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'Tis not in mortals to command success, but we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Merit
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'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Friendship
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A church is disaffected when it is persecuted, quiet when it is tolerated, and actively loyal when it is favored and cherished.
~ Thomas B. Macaulay | (English politician, essayist and poet. ) | 1800-1859 | Religion
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A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
~ Emil Cioran | (Romanian philosopher and essayist. ) | 1911-1995 | God
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A cloudy day or a little sunshine have as great an influence on many constitutions as the most recent blessings or misfortunes.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Weather
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A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Contentment
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A contented mind is the greatest blessing a man can enjoy in this world.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Contentment
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A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Freedom
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A friend is a present you give to yourself.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson | ( Scottish essayist, poet and novelist. ) | 1850-1895 | Friendship
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A good conscience is to the soul what health is to the body; it preserves constant ease and serenity within us; and more than countervails all the calamities and afflictions which can befall us from without.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Conscience
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A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.
~ Charles Lamb | ( English essayist. ) | 1775-1834 | Laughter
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A man is infinitely more complicated than his thoughts.
~ Paul VA!lery | (French poet, essayist, and philosopher. ) | 1871-1945 | Thoughts
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A man is literally what he thinks
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Thoughts
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A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Bigotry
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A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Bigotry
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A man says what he knows, a woman says what will please.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Words
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A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Fulfillment
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A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life.
~ James Allen | (British-born American essayist. ) | 1864-1912 | Life
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A man's first care should be to avoid the reproaches of his own heart, and his next to escape the censures of the world.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Censure
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A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Excellence
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