Richard Steele Quotes

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Richard Steele Quote: “Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.”


Richard Steele Quote: “Nothing is more silly than the pleasure some people take in “speaking their minds.” A man of this make will say a rude thing for the mere pleasure of saying it, when an opposite behavior, full as innocent, might have preserved his friend, or made his fortune.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Modesty never rages, never murmurs, never pouts; when it is ill-treated, it pines, it beseeches, it languishes.”

Richard Steele Quote: “A Daughter: The companion, the friend, and the confidant of her mother, and the object of a pleasure something like the love between the angels to her father.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Simplicity of all things is the hardest to be copy.”


Richard Steele Quote: “It is a certain sign of an ill heart to be inclined to defamation. They who are harmless and innocent can have no gratification that way; but it ever arises from a neglect of what is laudable in a man’s self.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Will. Honeycomb calls these over-offended ladies the outrageously virtuous.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Vanity makes people ridiculous, pride odious, and ambition terrible.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Pride destroys all symmetry and grace, and affectation is a more terrible enemy to fine faces than the small-pox.”

Richard Steele Quote: “I know of no manner of speaking so offensive as that of giving praise, and closing it with an exception.”


Richard Steele Quote: “The survivorship of a worthy man in his son is a pleasure scarce inferior to the hopes of the continuance of his own life.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Praise from an enemy is the most pleasing of all commendations.”

Richard Steele Quote: “The world is grown so full of dissimulation and compliment, that men’s words are hardly any signification of their thoughts.”

Richard Steele Quote: “A modest person seldom fails to gain the goodwill of those he converses with, because nobody envies a man who does not appear to be pleased with himself.”

Richard Steele Quote: “The world will never be in any manner of order or tranquility until men are firmly convinced that conscience, honor and credit are all in one interest.”

Richard Steele Quote: “It is an endless and frivolous Pursuit to act by any other Rule than the Care of satisfying our own Minds in what we do.”

Richard Steele Quote: “People spend their lives in the service of their passions instead of employing their passions in the service of their lives.”

Richard Steele Quote: “Pleasure, when it is a man’s chief purpose, disappoints itself; and the constant application to it palls the faculty of enjoying it.”

Richard Steele Quote: “The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.”

Richard Steele Quote: “There are so few who can grow old with a good grace.”

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