„Be wiser than other people if you can; but do not tell them so.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

19 November 1745
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Without some dissimulation no business can be carried on at all.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

22 May 1749
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Courts and camps are the only places to learn the world in.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

2 October 1747
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„Dispatch is the soul of business.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

5 February 1750
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

„A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things but cannot receive great ones.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Generally attributed to Lord Chesterfield, the first publication of this yet located is in a section of proverbs called "Diamond Dust" in Eliza Cook's Journal, No. 98 (15 March 1851), with the first attribution to Chesterfield as yet located in: Many Thoughts of Many Minds (1862) edited by Henry Southgate
Disputed

„The manner is often as important as the matter, sometimes more so.“

—  Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

1751
Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman (1774)

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