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Joseph Addison
(1672-1719) born on
May 01
English poet, essayist, playwright. He was a regular contributor to "The Tatler" (1709-11).
         
   
F
A reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure until he knows whether the writer of it be a black man or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor.

R
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
A
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
N
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
K
Their is no defense against criticism except obscurity.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Spectator," no. 1
R: "The Spectator," 18 Jul 1711.
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments, "Of Friendship" (1794).
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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