Joseph Addison nature quotes

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.

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.

Man is subject to innumerable pains and sorrows by the very condition of humanity, and yet, as if nature had not sown evils enough in life, we are continually adding grief to grief and aggravating the common calamity by our cruel treatment of one another. ---->>>

Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense. ---->>>

Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature. ---->>>

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man. ---->>>

The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding. ---->>>

There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress. ---->>>

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Biography

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Nationality: English
Born: May 1, 1672
Birthplace: Milston, Wiltshire, England
Die: June 17, 1719
Occupation: Writer
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