Horace Walpole (September 24, 1717 - March 02, 1797)
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The world is a tragedy to those who feel, but a comedy to those who think.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
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.
History is a romance that is believed; romance, a history that is not believed
Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.
Have they charged each other with this? Nay! they are an inordinate people.
On down days it's been light, and on up days it's been huge, so that's a sign that investors want to buy this market.
While women weep, as they do now, I'll fight; while children go hungry, as they do now I'll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I'll fight; while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, while there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I'll fight, I'll fight to the very end!