Joseph Addison Quotes
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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.
- The Spectator, March 17, 1911
Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter.
- The Spectator, September 26, 1712
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.