Lord Chesterfield Quotes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear.
– Lord Chesterfield

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Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
– Lord Chesterfield

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

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If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.
– Lord Chesterfield

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

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

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Wrongs are often forgiven; contempt never.
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