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Earl of Chesterfield Quotes

"Due attention to the inside of books, and due contempt for the outside, is the proper relation between a man of sense and his books."

"Every woman is infallibly to be gained by every sort of flattery, and every man by one sort or other."

"Religion is by no means a proper subject of conversation in a mixed company."

"Little, vicious minds abound with anger and revenge, and are incapable of feeling the pleasure of forgiving their enemies."

"A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have often made a hero of the same man who by indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning, would have proved a coward."

"It is an undoubted truth, that the less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in."

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