Lord Chesterfield Quotes

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when-a-man-wants-your-advice-he-generally-wants-your-praise
advice-is-seldom-welcome-and-those-who-need-it-the-most-like-it-the-least
in-those-days-he-was-wiser-than-he-is-now-he-used-frequently-to-take-my-advice
speak-of-the-moderns-without-contempt-and-of-the-ancients-without-idolatry-judge-them-all-by-their-merits-but-not-by-their-age
most-people-enjoy-the-inferiority-of-their-best-friends
idleness-is-the-only-refuge-of-weak-minds-and-the-holiday-of-fools
men-are-much-more-unwilling-to-have-their-weaknesses-and-their-imperfections-known-than-their-crimes
style-is-the-dress-of-thoughts
wrongs-are-often-forgiven-contempt-never
inferiority-is-what-you-enjoy-in-your-best-friends
let-dull-critics-feed-upon-the-carcasses-of-plays-give-me-the-taste-and-the-dressing
if-we-do-not-plant-knowledge-when-young-it-will-give-us-no-shade-when-we-are-old
if-you-have-an-hour-will-you-not-improve-that-hour-instead-of-idling-it-away
whoever-is-in-a-hurry-shows-that-the-thing-he-is-about-is-too-big-for-him
promptness-is-the-soul-of-business
what-men-call-gallantry-and-gods-adultery-is-much-more-common-where-the-climates-sultry
unlike-my-subject-will-i-frame-my-song-it-shall-be-witty-and-it-shant-be-long
women-then-are-only-children-of-a-larger-growth
women-and-young-men-are-very-apt-to-tell-what-secrets-they-know-from-the-vanity-of-having-been-trusted
being-pretty-on-the-inside-means-you-dont-hit-your-brother-and-you-eat-all-your-peas-thats-what-my-grandma-taught-me
sex-the-pleasure-is-momentary-the-position-ridiculous-and-the-expense-damnable
an-injury-is-much-sooner-forgotten-than-an-insult
let-your-enemies-be-disarmed-by-the-gentleness-of-your-manner-but-at-the-same-time-let-them-feel-the-steadiness-of-your-resentment
without-some-dissimulation-no-business-can-be-carried-on-at-all
few-people-do-business-well-who-do-nothing-else
history-is-only-a-confused-heap-of-facts
ridicule-is-the-best-test-of-truth
the-manner-of-a-vulgar-man-has-freedom-without-ease-the-manner-of-a-gentleman-ease-without-freedom
you-must-embrace-the-man-you-hate-if-you-cannot-be-justified-in-knocking-him-down
speak-language-company-you-are-in-speak-it-purely-unlarded-with-any-other-lord-chesterfield
in-nature-most-violent-passions-are-silent-in-tragedy-they-must-speak-speak-with-dignity-too-lord-chesterfield
an-honest-man-may-really-love-pretty-girl-but-only-idiot-marries-her-merely-because-she-is-pretty-lord-chesterfield
singularity-is-only-pardonable-in-old-age-retirement-i-may-now-be-as-singular-as-i-please-but-you-may-not-lord-chesterfield
never-write-down-your-speeches-beforehand-if-you-do-you-may-perhaps-be-good-declaimer-but-will-never-be-debater-lord-chesterfield
we-are-in-truth-more-than-half-what-we-are-by-imitation-lord-chesterfield
whenever-i-go-to-opera-i-leave-my-sense-reason-at-door-with-my-halfguinea-deliver-myself-up-to-my-eyes-my-ears-lord-chesterfield
there-are-some-occasions-when-man-must-tell-half-his-secret-in-order-to-conceal-rest-lord-chesterfield
we-are-in-truth-more-than-half-what-we-are-by-imitation-the-great-point-is-to-choose-good-models-to-study-them-with-care-lord-chesterfield
half-business-is-done-when-one-has-gained-heart-affections-those-with-whom-one-is-to-transact-it-lord-chesterfield
two-people-cannot-be-alone-together-for-upwards-half-hour-without-one-emerging-as-superior-lord-chesterfield
i-look-upon-indolence-as-sort-suicide-for-man-is-effectually-destroyed-though-appetites-brute-may-survive-lord-chesterfield
may-you-live-as-long-as-you-are-fit-to-live-but-no-longer-may-you-rather-die-before-you-cease-to-be-fit-to-live-than-after-lord-chesterfield
the-manner-your-speaking-is-full-as-important-as-matter-as-more-people-have-ears-to-be-tickled-than-understandings-to-judge-lord-chesterfield
women-are-much-more-like-each-other-than-men-they-have-in-truth-but-two-passions-vanity-love-these-are-their-universal-characteristics-lord-chesterfield
politicians-neither-love-nor-hate-interest-not-sentiment-directs-them-lord-chesterfield
our-own-selflove-draws-thick-veil-between-us-our-faults-lord-chesterfield
in-seeking-wisdom-thou-art-wise-in-imagining-that-thou-hast-attained-it-thou-art-fool-lord-chesterfield
good-manners-are-settled-medium-social-as-specie-is-commercial-life-returns-are-equally-expected-for-both-lord-chesterfield
artichoke-that-vegetable-which-one-has-more-at-finish-than-at-start-dinner-lord-chesterfield
people-hate-who-makes-you-feel-ones-inferiority-lord-chesterfield
people-hate-those-who-make-them-feel-their-own-inferiority-lord-chesterfield
lord-tyrawley-i-have-been-dead-these-two-years-but-we-dont-choose-to-have-it-known-lord-chesterfield
letters-should-be-easy-natural-convey-to-persons-to-whom-we-send-them-just-what-we-should-say-to-persons-if-we-were-with-them-lord-chesterfield
everything-is-worth-seeing-once-more-one-sees-less-one-either-wonders-admires-lord-chesterfield
take-tone-company-you-are-in-lord-chesterfield
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