Lord Chesterfield Quotes (264 quotes)
“Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.”
The Modern Chesterfield (2008 edition), Wildside Press LLC - ISBN: 9781434470782
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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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