"I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Joseph Addison on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Joseph Addison on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Joseph Addison on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Joseph Addison on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Joseph Addison on William Shakespeare
"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."
"Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts old age is slow in both."
"It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. All the illustrious persons of antiquity, and indeed of every age in the world, have passed through this fiery persecution."
"There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty."
"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."