Horace Walpole

1717 - 1797

A Quote by Horace Walpole on enlightenment

This world is a comedy to those who think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by Horace Walpole

The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on comedy, tragedy, and world

The world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those who feel.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1770.

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A Quote by Horace Walpole

Harry Vane, Pulteney's toad-eater,

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1742.

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on nations and wit

The whole [Scotch] nation hitherto has been void of wit and humour, and even incapable of relishing it.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1778.

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on comedy, life, and tragedy

Life is a tragedy for those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on men and world

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. - They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on foolishness and writers

Foolish writers and readers are created for each other.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on nonsense and songs

A careless song, with a little nonsense in it now and then, does not misbecome a monarch.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Sir Horace Mann, 1774.

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A Quote by Horace Walpole on curiosity

At last some curious traveller from Lima will visit England, and give a description of the ruins of St. Paul's, like the editions of Baalbec and Palmyra.

Horace Walpole (1717 - 1797)

Source: Letter to Mason, Nov. 24, 1774.

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