"Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Lord Chesterfield on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Lord Chesterfield on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Lord Chesterfield on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Lord Chesterfield on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Lord Chesterfield on Abraham Lincoln
"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."