"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."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Joseph Addison on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Joseph Addison on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Joseph Addison on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Joseph Addison on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Joseph Addison on Winston Churchill
"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."