"Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Joseph Addison on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Joseph Addison on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Joseph Addison on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Joseph Addison on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Joseph Addison on Abraham Lincoln
"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."