"The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Joseph Addison on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Joseph Addison on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Joseph Addison on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Joseph Addison on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."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."