"Men, as well as women, are much oftener led by their hearts than by their understandings."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Lord Chesterfield on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Lord Chesterfield on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Lord Chesterfield on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Lord Chesterfield on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Lord Chesterfield on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."