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Lord Chesterfield



    In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.

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    Regularity in the hours of rising and retiring, perseverance in exercise, adaptation of dress to the variations of climate, simple and nutritious aliment, and temperance in all things are necessary branches of the regimen of health.

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    Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings.

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    The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one's self to be acquainted with it.

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    Women are much more like each other than men: they have, in truth, but two passions, vanity and love; these are their universal characteristics.

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    Learning is acquired by reading books; but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading man, and studying all the various editions of them.

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    A novel must be exceptionally good to live as long as the average cat.

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    Men will not believe because they will not broaden their minds

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