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William Temple – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by William Temple

 

The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one’s own opinions, and value others that deserve it.

– William Temple


You may keep your beauty and your health, unless you destroy them yourself, or discourage them to stay with you, by using them ill.

– William Temple


Man’s wisdom is his best friend folly his worst enemy.

– William Temple


The only way for a rich man to be healthy is by exercise and abstinence, to live as if he were poor.

– William Temple


The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child’s home.

– William Temple


The first glass is for myself, the second for my friends, the third for good humor, and the forth for my enemies.

– William Temple


The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.

– William Temple