5 Inspirational Quotes by Joseph Addison


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Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison (1672 – 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician.

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Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.

Joseph Addison  


True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one’s self.

Joseph Addison  


The greatest sweetener of human life is friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

Joseph Addison  


If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.

Joseph Addison  


What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

Joseph Addison  



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