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When love once pleads admission to our hearts,
(In spite of all the virtue we can boast),
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When love once pleads admission to our hearts,
(In spite of all the virtue we can boast),
The woman that deliberates is lost.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Love Quotes,
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Antidotes are what you take to prevent dotes.

Antidotes are what you take to prevent dotes.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Stupidity Quotes,
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Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the
one, health is preserved, strengthened, read more

Reading is to the mind, what exercise is to the body. As by the
one, health is preserved, strengthened, and invigorated: by the
other, virtue (which is the health of the mind) is kept alive,
cherished, and confirmed.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Reading Quotes,
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It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure, and a weakness to be affected with it. read more

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.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Censure Quotes,
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The friendships of the world are oft
Confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasure;
Ours has severest read more

The friendships of the world are oft
Confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasure;
Ours has severest virtue for its basis,
And such a friendship ends not but with life.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Friendship Quotes,
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