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Lord Chesterfield's Profile

Brief about Lord Chesterfield: By info that we know Lord Chesterfield was born at 1970-01-01. And also Lord Chesterfield is British Statesman.

Some Lord Chesterfield's quotes. Goto "Lord Chesterfield's quotation" section for more.

Being pretty on the inside means you don't hit your brother and you eat all your peas - that's what my grandma taught me.

Tags: Brother, Means, Pretty

A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.

Tags: Forward, Sense, Serious

Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.

Tags: Dress, Flaw, Mind

I sometimes give myself admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.

Tags: Advice, Give, Sometimes

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.

Tags: Minds, Refuge, Weak

The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is, doubtless, a separation.

Tags: Between, Peace, Wife

Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give luster, and many more people see than weigh.

Tags: Give, Knowledge, May

Never seem wiser, nor more learned, than the people you are with. Wear your learning, like your watch, in a private pocket: and do not merely pull it out and strike it; merely to show that you have one.

Tags: Learned, Learning, Show

Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.

Tags: Tell, Wiser

Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.

Tags: Distrust, Love, Reason

Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends.

Tags: Best, Enjoy, Friends

Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.

Tags: Big, Him, Shows

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

Tags: Enough, Men, Wise

He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.

Tags: Him, Makes, Making

Honest error is to be pitied, not ridiculed.

Tags: Error, Honest, Ridiculed

If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.

Tags: Fear, Love, Pride

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

Tags: Between, Faults, Thick

Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.

Tags: Honor, Remember, Truth

Take the tone of the company you are in.

Tags: Company, Tone

The less one has to do, the less time one finds to do it in.

Tags: Finds, Less, Time