Facts about Philip Stanhope

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Philip Stanhope was a famous Statesman from United Kingdom, who lived between September 22, 1694 and March 24, 1773.

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He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Philip.

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Famous quotes by Philip Stanhope (12)


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"Words, which are the dress of thoughts, deserve surely more care than clothes, which are only the dress of the person"
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"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"
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"Whoever incites anger has a strong insurance against indifference"
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"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"
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"Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately"
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"Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife, very often heard indeed, but seldom minded"
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"Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends"
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"Judgment is not upon all occasions required, but discretion always is"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"


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