Joseph Addison Quotes (524 quotes)
“A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.”
No. 231 (24 November 1711). - The Spectator (1711-1714)
No. 475 (4 September 1712). - The Spectator (1711-1714)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJoseph Addison
Born: May 1, 1672
Died: June 17, 1719 (aged 47)
Bio: Joseph Addison was an English essayist, poet, playwright and politician. He was a man of letters, eldest son of Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend, Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine.