Quotes by Richard Whately

Richard Whately was an English rhetorician, logician, economist, academic and theologian who also served as a reforming Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin. He was a leading Broad Churchman, a prolific and combative author over a wide range of topics, a flamboyant character, and one of the first reviewers to recognise the talents of Jane Austen.

The best Quotes and Sayings

All men wish to have truth on their side; but few to be on the side of truth.

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Never argue at the dinner table, for the one who is not hungry always gets the best of the argument.

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There is a soul of truth in error; there is a soul of good in evil.

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A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor's.

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Honesty is the best policy; but he who is governed by that maxim is not an honest man.

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