The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
Quote by Horace Walpole
Horace Walpole Quotes
I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them:...
Virtue knows to a farthing what it has lost by not having been vice.
History is a romance that is believed; romance, a history that is not believed
Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads
This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain...
By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense...
Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their...
I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way, one cannot...
Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel.
It was easier to conquer it than to know what to do with it.
How well Shakespeare knew how to improve and exalt little circumstances, when he borrowed them...
The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.
Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us...
The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in...
Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy...
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform - They are sent into...
Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel.
The Methodists love your big sinners, as proper subjects to work upon.