Richard Whately Quotes
Archbishop of Dublin
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A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting the neighbor's.
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All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth.
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Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.
He that is not open to conviction, is not qualified for discussion.
To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.
Every one wishes to have truth on his side, but it is not everyone sincerely wishes to be on the side of truth.