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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Statesman
Nation: British
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Judgment is not upon all occasions required, but discretion always is.

Tags: Discretion, Judgment, Occasions

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.

Tags: Best, Enjoy, Friends

Words, which are the dress of thoughts, deserve surely more care than clothes, which are only the dress of the person.

Tags: Care, Thoughts, Words

In the mass of mankind, I fear, there is too great a majority of fools and knaves; who, singly from their number, must to a certain degree be respected, though they are by no means respectable.

Tags: Fear, Great, Means

Gratitude is a burden upon our imperfect nature, and we are but too willing to ease ourselves of it, or at least to lighten it as much as we can.

Tags: Gratitude, Nature, Ourselves

Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.

Tags: Best, Reason, Wife

Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.

Tags: Concerned, Time, Within

Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference.

Tags: Against, Anger, Strong

A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some man of great power and interest.

Tags: Great, Power, Young

It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive a folly; but it is very often wrong to expose either. A man of business should always have his eyes open, but must often seem to have them shut.

Tags: Business, Eyes, Wrong

There is time enough for everything, in the course of the day, if you do but one thing at once; but there is not time enough in the year, if you will do two things at a time.

Tags: Enough, Once, Time

Women are only children of a larger growth. A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours 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: Children, Forward, Women
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