Quotes by Lord Chesterfield

10

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.
- Lord Chesterfield

4

Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Choose your pleasures for yourself, and do not let them be imposed upon you.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

You must look into people as well as at them.
- Lord Chesterfield

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Wrongs are often forgiven; contempt never.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Take the tone of the company you are in.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
- Lord Chesterfield
Knowledge-(1)

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Our own self-love draws a thick veil between us and our faults.
- Lord Chesterfield

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If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.
- Lord Chesterfield
Knowledge-(2)

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Take care in your minutes, and the hours will take care of themselves.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

The more one works, the more willing one is to work.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Character must be kept bright as well as clean
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.
- Lord Chesterfield

0

Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request.
~ Lord Chesterfield

0

Style is the dress of thoughts
- Lord Chesterfield

0

The mere brute pleasure of reading – the sort of pleasure a cow must have in grazing.
~Lord Chesterfield

0

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

If you will please people, you must please them in your own way.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

History is only a confused heap of facts.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

A wise man will live as much within his wit as within his income.
- Lord Chesterfield

1

Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends.
- Lord Chesterfield

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