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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
English writer 1709-1784
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
Advice is seldom welcome; and those who want it the most always like it the least.
Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
He that is good for making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
He who has no taste for order, will be often wrong in his judgment, and seldom considerate or conscientious in his actions.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination.
American writer 1942-
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
Augustus William Hare
A critic should be a pair of snuffers. He is oftener an extinguisher, and not seldom a thief.Source: Guesses at Truth
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
A great scholar is seldom a great philosopher.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
English poet 1731-1800
A man renowned for repartee will seldom scruple to make free with friendship's finest feeling, will thrust a dagger at your breast, and say he wounded you in jest, by way of balm for healing.
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