” If you are not in fashion, you are nobody. “


” Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket, and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one. “


” I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves. “


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


” Know the true value of time, snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. “


” 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. “


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


” 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. “


” Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear. “


” 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. “


” You must look into people as well as at them. “



All 11 Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield Quotes about You in picture


If you are not in fashion, you are nobody.
Wear your learning like your watch, in a private pocket, and do not pull it out, and strike it, merely to show that you have one.


I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Distrust all those who love you extremely upon a very slight acquaintance and without any visible reason.
Know the true value of time, snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
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.
Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.
Being pretty on the inside means you don
Hear one side and you will be in the dark. Hear both and all will be clear.
If you can once engage people
You must look into people as well as at them.
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