Leslie Stephen Quotes

Top 13 wise famous quotes and sayings by Leslie Stephen

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Leslie Stephen quotes: The wilderness provides an environment for a child's inner life to develop because it requires him to be constantly aware of his surroundings. The wilderness provides an environment for a child's inner life to develop because it requires him to be constantly aware of his surroundings.
Leslie Stephen quotes: The Agnostic is one who asserts 'what no one denies' that there are limits to the sphere of human intelligence. The Agnostic is one who asserts 'what no one denies' that there are limits to the sphere of human intelligence.
Leslie Stephen quotes: Chance is a name for our ignorance. Chance is a name for our ignorance.
Leslie Stephen quotes: If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study. If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.
Leslie Stephen quotes: A good talker, even more than a good orator, implies a good audience. A good talker, even more than a good orator, implies a good audience.
Leslie Stephen quotes: Poe is a kind of Hawthorne and delirium tremens. Poe is a kind of Hawthorne and delirium tremens.
Leslie Stephen quotes: The English literary movement at the end of the 18th century was obviously due in great part, if not mainly, to the renewed practice of walking. The English literary movement at the end of the 18th century was obviously due in great part, if not mainly, to the renewed practice of walking.
Leslie Stephen quotes: The truth cannot be asserted without denouncing the falsehood. The truth cannot be asserted without denouncing the falsehood.
Leslie Stephen quotes: No good story is quite true. No good story is quite true.
Leslie Stephen quotes: Genius is a capacity for taking trouble. Genius is a capacity for taking trouble.