Quotes by William Temple
- Man's wisdom is his best friend folly his worst enemy.
- The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
- The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.
- The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.
- The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
- The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.
- You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill.