Best Quotes by Richard Whately (Top 10)

  1. To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.
  2. A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.
  3. It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
  4. Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory.
  5. Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one.
  6. He only is exempt from failures who makes no efforts.
  7. Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
  8. To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
  9. Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man.
  10. Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.

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