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Quotes by Lord Chesterfield

Better to understand a little than to misunderstand a lot.
– Lord Chesterfield

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

If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old.
– Lord Chesterfield

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

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

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

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

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

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

Idleness is the only refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools.
– Lord Chesterfield

Ridicule is the best test of truth.
– Lord Chesterfield

Style is the dress of thoughts
– Lord Chesterfield

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

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

Be your character what it will, it will be known; and nobody will take it upon your word.
– Lord Chesterfield

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