Horace Walpole Quotes

This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Horace Walpole

The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.

Horace Walpole

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole

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.

Horace Walpole

A careless song, with a little nonsense in it now and then, does not mis-become a monarch.

Horace Walpole

By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses; one misses more nonsense than sense.

Horace Walpole

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