Joseph Addison Quote

Tully [Cicero] was the first who observed that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and dividing of our grief; a thought in which he hath been followed by all the essayers upon friendship that have written since his time.


Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Political Fragments (1794)

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Tully [Cicero] was the first who observed that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and dividing of our grief; ...

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Tully [Cicero] was the first who observed that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and dividing of our grief; ...

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Tully [Cicero] was the first who observed that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and dividing of our grief; ...

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Tully [Cicero] was the first who observed that friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and dividing of our grief; ...