"Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Lord Chesterfield on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Lord Chesterfield on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Lord Chesterfield on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Lord Chesterfield on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Lord Chesterfield on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."