Joseph Addison Quotes About Destiny

Quotes about: Destiny
  • The end of a man's life is often compared to the winding up of a well written play, where the principal persons still act in character, whatever the fate in which they undergo.

    Joseph Addison, Richard Steele, Francis Prévost, Francis William Blagdon (1833). “The Spectator, in Miniature: Being the Principal Religious, Moral, Humourous, Satirical and Critical Essays, in that Publication Compressed Into Two Volumes”, p.212
  • My death and life, My bane and antidote, are both before me.

    Henry Jones, Nicholas Rowe, Joseph Addison, William Congreve (1776). “The Earl of Essex, a Tragedy”

Joseph Addison

  • Born: May 1, 1672
  • Died: June 17, 1719
  • Occupation: Essayist
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