Richard Whately Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Richard Whately quotes, Richard Whately sayings, and Richard Whately proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

In our judgment of human transactions, the law of optics is reversed, we see most dimly the objects which are close around us. Richard Whately
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory. Richard Whately
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's. Richard Whately
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it. Richard Whately
A man is called selfish, not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting the neighbor's. Richard Whately
A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's. Richard Whately
To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air. Richard Whately
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it. Richard Whately
Curiosity is as much the parent of attention, as attention is of memory. Richard Whately
Manners are one of the greatest engines of influence ever given to man. Richard Whately
Even supposing there were some spiritual advantage in celibacy, it ought to be completely voluntary Richard Whately
Of metaphors, those generally conduce most to energy or vivacity of style which illustrate an intellectual by a sensible object. Richard Whately
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be all day hunting for it.” Richard Whately
The relief that is afforded to mere want, as want, tends to increase that want. Richard Whately
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. Richard Whately
Persecution is not wrong because it is cruel; but it is cruel because it is wrong. Richard Whately
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. Richard Whately
It is folly to shiver over last year's snow. Richard Whately
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one. Richard Whately
Superstition is not, as has been defined, an excess of religious feeling, but a misdirection of it, an exhausting of it on vanities of man's devising. Richard Whately
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. Richard Whately
Good manners are a part of good morals. Richard Whately
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will be looking for it all day. Richard Whately
He that is not open to conviction is not qualified for discussion. Richard Whately
Men are like sheep, of which a flock is more easily driven than a single one. Richard Whately