Richard Whately

Richard Whately

English rhetorician, logician, economist, and theologian who also served as the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
Of all hostile feelings, envy is perhaps the hardest to be subdued, because hardly any one owns it even to himself, but looks out for one pretext after another to justify his hostility.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The happiest lot for a man, as far as birth is concerned, is that it should be such as to give him but little occasion to think much about it.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If all our wishes were gratified, most of our pleasures would be destroyed.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed, we see most dimly the objects which are close around us.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some men's reputation seems like seed-wheat, which thrives best when brought from a distance.More Richard Whately quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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