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    The fear of death often proves mortal,

    “The fear of death often proves mortal, and sets people on methods to save their Lives, which infallibly destroy them.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this

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

    — Joseph Addison

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    Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health

    “Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    Three grand essentials to happiness in this

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

    — Joseph Addison

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    A woman seldom asks advice before she

    “A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    Books are the legacies that a great

    “Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    The greatest sweetener of human life is

    “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

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    Man is subject to innumerable pains and

    “Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    If you wish to succeed in life,

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

    — Joseph Addison

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    Our real blessings often appear to us

    “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    Irregularity and want of method are only

    “Irregularity and want of method are only supportable in men of great learning or genius, who are often too full to be exact, and therefore they choose to throw down their pearls in heaps before the reader, rather than be at the pains of stringing them.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    The stars shall fade away, the sun

    “The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    There is nothing more requisite in business

    “There is nothing more requisite in business than despatch.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    There is nothing that makes its way

    “There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty.”

    — Joseph Addison

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    The chief ingredients in the composition of

    “The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.”

    — Joseph Addison

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