Motivational Horace Walpole Quotes And Sayings
Inspirational Horace Walpole Quotes

Motivational Horace Walpole Quotes And Sayings

Horace Walpole Quotes:- Horace Walpole (24 September 1717 – 2 March 1797) was an English writer, art historian, a man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician.

Inspirational Horace Walpole Quotes

Men are sent into the world with bills of credit and seldom draw to their full extent.
Horace Walpole

Inspirational Horace Walpole Quotes

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
Horace Walpole

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way, one cannot help allowing them their due.
Horace Walpole


Oh, that I was seated as high as my ambition, I’d place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.
Horace Walpole

Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
Horace Walpole

I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one’s tongue doesn’t move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
Horace Walpole

In all science, error precedes the truth, and it is better it should go first than last.
Horace Walpole

Famous Horace Walpole Quotes

This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Horace Walpole

Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
Horace Walpole

It was easier to conquer it than to know what to do with it.
Horace Walpole

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn’t. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
Horace Walpole

I never found even in my juvenile hours that it was necessary to go a thousand miles in search of themes for moralizing.
Horace Walpole

By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.
Horace Walpole

The Methodists love your big sinners, as proper subjects to work upon.
Horace Walpole

We often repent of our first thoughts, and scarce ever of our second.
Horace Walpole

Justice is rather the activity of truth than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
Horace Walpole

Best Horace Walpole Quotes And Sayings

How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances when he borrowed them from circumstantial or vulgar historians.
Horace Walpole

The plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
Horace Walpole

When a Frenchman reads of the garden of Eden, I do not doubt but he concludes it was something approaching that of Versailles, with clipped hedges, bureaus, and trellis work.
Horace Walpole

He would be a very absurd legislator who should pretend to set bounds to his country’s welfare, lest it should perish by knowing no bounds.
Horace Walpole

Pictures may serve as a help to religion but are only an appendix to idolatry, for the people must be taught to believe in false gods and in the power of saints before they will learn to worship their images.
Horace Walpole