Philip Dormer Stanhope Quotes

Who the Hell is Philip Dormer Stanhope?

British statesman

Born September 22, 1694
Died March 24, 1773

Best 8 Quotes by Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Advice is seldom welcome and those who need it the most like it the least.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

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

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Chance favors the prepared mind.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Whoever is in a hurry shows that the thing he is about is too big for him.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope

“Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.”

Philip Dormer Stanhope