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Thought For the Day: Three Grand Essentials To Happiness In This Life Are Something To Do, Something To Love and Something To Hope For

“Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” – Joseph Addison, writer (1672-1719)

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Thought For the Day: Where Possible Give Credit For Virtue To All Sides of An Issue

“A man must be excessively stupid, as well as uncharitable, who believes there is no virtue but on his own side.” – Joseph Addison, essayist and poet (1 May 1672-1719)    

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Joseph Addison – The Vision of Mizra and Westminster Abbey

On May 1, 1672, English essayist, poet, playwright and politician Joseph Addison was born.  He passed away on June 17, 1719.  Along with his friend, Richard Steele, he co-founded The Spectator magazine. The Vision of Mizra and Westminster Abbey may be read here: http://www.bartleby.com/27/5.htmlContinue reading

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