"Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Lord Chesterfield on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Lord Chesterfield on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Lord Chesterfield on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Lord Chesterfield on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Lord Chesterfield on William Shakespeare
"The heart never grows better by age I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older."
"In seeking wisdom thou art wise in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool."
"Swift speedy time, feathered with flying hours, Dissolves the beauty of the fairest brow."
"Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request."
"I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united and when one suffers, the other sympathizes."
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