"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."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Joseph Addison on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Joseph Addison on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Joseph Addison on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Joseph Addison on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Joseph Addison on Dalai Lama
"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."