Richard Steele Quotes

21 Richard Steele quotes:

"That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart"
"A healthy old fellow, who is not a fool, is the happiest creature living."
"I have often lamented that we cannot close our ears with as much ease as we can our eyes"
Author: Steele Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"A little in drink, but at all times your faithful husband."
"It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do."
"It is to be noted that when any part of this paper appears dull there is a design in it."
"Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip."
"Reading is to the mind what exercising is to the body."
"A woman seldom writes her mind but in her postscript."
"The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered."
"I look upon it as a Point of Morality, to be obliged by those who endeavour to oblige me."
"The insupportable labor of doing nothing."
"I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him."
"A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex; and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his View in all Manner of Commerce with her."
"There is no Pleasure like that of receiving Praise from the Praiseworthy."
"To be exempt from the Passions with which others are tormented, is the only pleasing Solitude."
"That man never grows old who keeps a child in his heart."
"To behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior; to love her is a liberal education."
"The conquest of passion gives ten times more happiness than we can reap from the gratification of it"
Author: Steele Quotes Category: Conquest Quotes
"Nothing can atone for the lack of modesty; without which beauty is ungraceful and wit detestable."

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