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Richard Steele (1672 – 1729)


Irish writer and politician, remembered, along with his friend, Joseph Addison, as co-founder of The Spectator magazine.
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Richard Steele
Of all the affections which attend human life, the love of glory is the most ardent.
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I was going home two hours ago, but was met by Mr. Griffith, who has kept me ever since. I will come within a pint of wine.
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I am come to a tavern alone to eat a steak, after which I shall return to the office.




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When you fall into a man's conversation, the first thing you should consider is, whether he has a greater inclination to hear you, or that you should hear him.
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Will Honeycomb calls these over-offended ladies the outrageously virtuous.
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Though her mien carries much more invitation than command, to behold her is an immediate check to loose behavior; to love her is a liberal education.
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A little in drink, but at all times yr faithful husband.
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Age in a virtuous person, of either sex, carries in it an authority which makes it preferable to all the pleasures of youth.
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No man was ever so completely skilled in the conduct of life, as not to receive new information from age and experience…
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Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
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A favor well bestowed is almost as great an honor to him who confers it as to him who receives it.




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Among all the diseases of the mind there is not one more epidemical or more pernicious than the love of flattery.
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The finest woman in nature should not detain me an hour from you; but you must sometimes suffer the rivalship of the wisest men.
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