Best Quotes by William Shenstone (Top 9)

  1. A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.
  2. The proper means of increasing the love we bear our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.
  3. Laws are generally found to be nets of such a texture, as the little creep through, the great break through, and the middle-sized are alone entangled in it.
  4. Virtues, like essences, lose their fragrance when exposed.
  5. Zealous men are ever displaying to you the strength of their belief, while judicious men are showing you the grounds of it.
  6. A miser grows rich by seeming poor; an extravagant man grows poor by seeming rich.
  7. A fool and his words are soon parted.
  8. The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.
  9. For seldom shall she hear a tale So said, so tender, yet so true.