Quotes by Horace Walpole

Horatio Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford, also known as Horace Walpole, was an English writer, art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig politician. He had Strawberry Hill House built in Twickenham, south-west London, reviving the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors. His literary reputation rests on the first Gothic novel, The Castle of Otranto, and his Letters, which are of significant social and political interest.

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Nine-tenths of the people were created so you would want to be with the other tenth.

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

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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.

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It was said of old Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, that she never puts dots over her I s, to save ink.

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The wisest prophets make sure of the event first.

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