Augustus Hare

1792 - 1834

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.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare on courage and good

Few persons have courage enough to appear as good as they really are.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare on christianity, death, and fear

The ancients dreaded death: the Christian can only fear dying.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare on honor, masculinity, purity, and truth

Purity is the feminine, Truth the masculine, of Honour.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare on christianity and god

A Christian is God Almighty's gentleman.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare on horses and life

Half the failures in life arise from pulling in one's horse as he is leaping.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Augustus William Hare

Every Irishman, the saying goes, has a potato in his head.

Augustus Hare (1792 - 1834)

Source: Guesses At Truth, 1827.

Contributed by: Zaady

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