Philip Dormer Stanhope Quotes

A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.

An injury is much sooner forgiven than an insult.

An injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult.

Inferiority is what you enjoy in your best friends.

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their best friends.

People hate those who make them feel their own inferiority.

We are, in truth, more than half of what we are by imitation.

An ignorant man is insignificant and contemptible; nobody cares for his company, and he can just be said to live, and that is all.

Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds, and the holiday of fools.

The man who sees the consistency in things is a wit. The man who sees the inconsistency in things is a humorist.