Lord Chesterfield Quotes (264 quotes)
“I recommend you to take care of the minutes: for hours will take care of themselves.”
Letters to His Son
Lord Chesterfield's Letters (1998 edition), Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780192837158
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Born: September 22, 1694
Died: March 24, 1773 (aged 78)
Bio: Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, was a British statesman and man of letters. He was born in London and was known as Lord Stanhope until his father's death in 1726.
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“Before the Barn-Door crowing, The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended: Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.”
— John Gay