A Quote by Augustus William Hare on ability, character, information, people, shyness, and wonder

What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even, than what he condemns, of his character, information and abilities. No wonder, then, that most people are so shy of praising anything.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

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