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Results from Cole's Quotables:

There is hardly anybody good for everything, and there is scarcely anybody who is absolutely good for nothing.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
Modesty is the only sure bait when you angle for praise.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
Firmness of purpose is one of the most necessary sinews of character, and one of the best instruments of success. Without it genius wastes its efforts in a maze of inconsistencies.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)

Results from Rand Lindsly's Quotations:

Most people enjoy the inferiority of their friends.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
Sex: the pleasure is momentary, the position ridiculous, and the expense damnable.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)

Results from Poor Man's College:

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no delay, no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
Prepare yourself for the world, as the athletes used to do for their exercise; oil your mind and your manners, to give them the necessary suppleness and flexibility; strength alone will not do.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
Learning is acquired by reading books, but the much more necessary learning, the knowledge of the world, is only to be acquired by reading men, and studying all the various facets of them.
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Lord Chesterfield (1694 - 1773)
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