"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life
are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."

Joseph Addison

"Our real blessings often appear to us in the
shape of pains, losses and disappointments;
but let us have patience and we soon shall
see them in their proper figures."

Joseph Addison

"A contented mind is the greatest blessing
a man can enjoy in this world."

Joseph Addison

"A man should always consider how much he has more than he wants."
Joseph Addison

"The important question is not, what will yield to man
a few scattered pleasures, but what will render
his life happy on the whole amount."

Joseph Addison