Best Quotes by Horace Walpole (Top 10)

  1. The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
  2. Life is a comedy for those who think and a tragedy for those who feel.
  3. The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
  4. When people will not weed their own minds, they are apt to be overrun by nettles.
  5. Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
  6. He was persuaded he could know no happiness but in the society of one with whom he could for ever indulge the melancholy that had taken possession of his soul.
  7. Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
  8. Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads.
  9. Foolish writers and readers are created for each other.
  10. We are largely the playthings of our fears. To one, fear of the dark; to another, of physical pain; to a third, of public ridicule; to a fourth, of poverty; to a fifth, of loneliness ... for all of us, our particular creature waits in ambush.

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