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Philip Stanhope, IV conte di Chesterfield

Data di nascita: 22. Settembre 1694
Data di morte: 24. Marzo 1773
Altri nomi: Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4º Conde de Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Philip Chesterfield, IV° Conte di Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Philip Stanhope

Philip Dormer Stanhope, IV conte di Chesterfield , è stato un nobile e politico inglese.

Frasi Philip Stanhope, IV conte di Chesterfield

„Il modo di vestirsi è una preoccupazione sciocca. Ma è molto sciocco per un uomo non esser ben vestito.“

—  Philip Stanhope, IV conte di Chesterfield

Origine: Da Letters, 1745. Citato in Dizionario delle citazioni, a cura di Ettore Barelli e Sergio Pennacchietti, BUR, 2013. ISBN 9788858654644

„La pigrizia è il rifugio degli spiriti deboli.“

—  Philip Stanhope, IV conte di Chesterfield

Origine: Da Lettere al figlio.

„Sacrifice to the Graces.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

9 March 1748
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„We must not suppose that, because a man is a rational animal, he will, therefore, always act rationally; or, because he has such or such a predominant passion, that he will act invariably and consequentially in pursuit of it.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

19 December 1749
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)
Contesto: We must not suppose that, because a man is a rational animal, he will, therefore, always act rationally; or, because he has such or such a predominant passion, that he will act invariably and consequentially in pursuit of it. No, we are complicated machines; and though we have one main spring that gives motion to the whole, we have an infinity of little wheels, which, in their turns, retard, precipitate, and sometime stop that motion.

„I am sure that since I have had the full use of my reason, nobody has ever heard me laugh.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

9 March 1748
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Style is the dress of thoughts.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

24 November 1749
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„I recommend you to take care of the minutes: for hours will take care of themselves.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

1747
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)
Variante: I recommend you to take care of the minutes: for hours will take care of themselves.

„Do as you would be done by, is the surest method of pleasing.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

9 October 1747
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„The young leading the young, is like the blind leading the blind; “they will both fall into the ditch.”“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

24 November 1747
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Let blockheads read what blockheads wrote.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

1 November 1750
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Let dull critics feed upon the carcasses of plays; give me the taste and the dressing.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

6 February 1752
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

9 March 1748
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

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