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No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.

No oppression is so heavy or lasting as that which is inflicted by the perversion and exorbitance of legal authority.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Oppression Quotes,
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When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.

When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Advertisements are of great use to the vulgar. First of all, as
they are instruments of ambition. A man read more

Advertisements are of great use to the vulgar. First of all, as
they are instruments of ambition. A man that is by no means big
enough for the Gazette, may easily creep into the advertisements;
by which means we often see an apothecary in the same paper of
news with a plenipotentiary, or a running footman with an
ambassador.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Journalism Quotes,
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Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable read more

Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Imagination Quotes,
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The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace,
the best of circumstances.

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace,
the best of circumstances.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Courage Quotes,
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