In taking revenge upon our enemies, we are only even with them; in passing over their malice we are superior.

— Charlotte Lennox

The most craziest Charlotte Lennox quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

When a person is found less guilty than he is suspected, he is concluded more innocent than he really is.

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What is called liberality is often no more than the vanity of giving, of which some persons are fonder than of what they give.

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Custom ... changes the very nature of things; and what was honorable a thousand years ago, may probably be looked upon as infamous now.

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The life of a good man is a continual prayer.

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The silence of a man who loves to praise is a censure sufficiently severe.

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The law has no power over heroes.

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The motives even of our best actions will not always bear examination.

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Whatever is done by design is always overdone.

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When Actions are a Censure upon themselves, the Reciter will always be consider'd as a Satirist.

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No woman is envious of another's virtue who is conscious of her own.

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Truth is too weak to combat prejudice.

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It is more important to detect corruption than fiction.

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About Charlotte Lennox

Quotes 20 sayings
Nationality British
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

Politeness is sometimes a great tax upon sincerity.

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We are better deceived by having some truth told us than none.

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It is easy to be just when our own inclinations do not oppose it.

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Nothing is more common than for persons to hate those whom they have injured.

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A hero in one age will be a hero in another.

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There is no logic like the logic of the heart.

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Truth is not always injured by fiction.

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