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Richard Whately Quotes

Richard Whately Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Richard Whately
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Writer
Nationality:
English
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    A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    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?' Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Everyone wishes to have truth on his side, but not everyone wishes to be on the side of truth. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Happiness is no laughing matter. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed; we see the most indistinctly the objects which are close around us. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    It is generally true that all that is required to make men unmindful of what they owe God for any blessing is that they should receive that blessing often and regularly. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
  • 10
    Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    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. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    There is a soul of truth in error; there is a soul of good in evil. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    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. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    To follow imperfect, uncertain, or corrupted traditions, in order to avoid erring in our own judgment, is but to exchange one danger for another. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately
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    Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light. Richard_WhatelyRichard Whately