10 Total Quotes

Henry Home Quotes

Luxury may possibly contribute to give bread to the poor; but if there were no luxury, there would be no poor.
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#English Historian #Luxury

A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
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#English Historian #Abstinence

The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others, lives unblest
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#Generosity

Violent passions are formed in solitude. In the busy world no object has time to make a deep impression.
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#English Historian #Solitude

The difficulty is not that great to die for a friend, the hard part is finding a friend worth dying for.
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#English Historian #Difficulty

The truly generous is the truly wise, and he who loves not others lives unblest!
Henry Home
#English Historian