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Advice
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-Horace Walpole
Age
Engrave this Quote One's mind suffers only when one is young and while one is ignorant of the world. When one has lived for some time, one learns that the young think too little and the old too much, and one grows careless about both.
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-Horace Walpole, in a letter to Horace Mann, January 14, 1772
Ambition
Engrave this Quote Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs.
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-Horace Walpole
Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote Every drop of ink in my pen ran cold.
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-Horace Walpole
Choice
Engrave this Quote Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
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-Horace Walpole
Credit
Engrave this Quote Men are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
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Discovery
Engrave this Quote The next Augustan age will dawn on the other side of the Atlantic. There will, perhaps, be a Thucydides at Boston, a Xenophon at New York, and, in time, a Virgil at Mexico, and a Newton at Peru. At last, some curious traveler from Lima will visit England and give a description of the ruins of St Paul s, like the editions of Balbec and Palmyra.
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-Horace Walpole
Feelings
Engrave this Quote The world is a tradgedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
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Friends
Engrave this Quote Old friends are the great blessings of one's later years. Half a word conveys one's meaning. They have a memory of the same events, have the same mode of thinking. I have young relations that may grow upon me, for my nature is affectionate, but can they grow To Be old friends?
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Generations
Engrave this Quote I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
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Humor
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Horace Walpole
Letters (writing)
Engrave this Quote Letters to absence can a voice impart,
And lend a tongue when distance gags the heart.
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-Horace Walpole, Horace Walpole
Life
Engrave this Quote Life is a comedy for those who think... and a tragedy for those who feel.
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-Horace Walpole, Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1770
Money
Engrave this Quote It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.
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Power
Engrave this Quote Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
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-Horace Walpole
Success & Failure
Engrave this Quote The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.
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Tragedy
Engrave this Quote This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel.
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-Horace Walpole

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