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QUOTATION: John Filson about curiosty…(no,not cats’)

Curiosity is natural to the soul of man, and interesting objects have a powerful influence on our affections.

John Filson (1747-1788) Discuss


Quotation: John Filson

So much does friendship triumph over misfortune, that sorrows and sufferings vanish at the meeting not only of real friends, but of the most distant acquaintances, and substitutes happiness in their room.

John Filson (1747-1788) Discuss


Quotation: John Filson about felicity

Felicity, the companion of content, is rather found in our own breasts than in the enjoyment of external things; And I firmly believe it requires but a little philosophy to make a man happy in whatsoever state he is. This consists in a full resignation to the will of Providence.

John Filson (1747-1788)