Sir Fulke Greville Quotes

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A proud man never shows his pride so much as when he is civil.
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Respect is better procured by exacting than soliciting it.

— Sir Fulke Greville

There is in some men a dispassionate neutrality of mind, which, though it generally passes for good temper, can neither gratify nor warm us: it must indeed be granted that these men can only negatively offend: but then it should also be remembered that they cannot positively please.

— Sir Fulke Greville

Whatever natural right men may have to freedom and independency, it is manifest that some men have a natural ascendency over others.

— Sir Fulke Greville

To divest one's self of some prejudices would be like taking off the skin to feel the better.

— Sir Fulke Greville

What an argument in favor of social connections is the observation that by communicating our grief we have less, and by communicating our pleasure we have more.

— Sir Fulke Greville

Avarice starves its possessor to fatten those who come after, and who are eagerly awaiting the demise of the accumulator.

— Sir Fulke Greville

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