Richard Whately

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Richard Whately

Richard Whately

Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is folly to expect men to do all that they may reasonably be expected to do.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is folly to expect men to do all that they may reasonably be expected to dMen are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
There is a soul of truth in error; there is a soul of good in evil.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Weak arguments are often thrust before my path; but although they are most insubstantial, it is not easy to destroy them. There is not a more difficult feat known than to cut through a cushion with a sword.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
"Honesty is the best policy," but he who acts on that principle is not an honest man.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He is only exempt from failures who makes no effort.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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 [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As one may bring himself to believe almost anything he is inclined to believe, it makes all the difference whether we begin or end with the inquiry, What is truth?More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth.More Richard Whately [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.More Richard Whately [12/30/2011 02:12:00]
Happiness is no laughing matter.More Richard Whately [12/30/2011 02:12:52]

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