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Horace Walpole has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Age Art Humor Imagination Life Nature Poetry Respect Truth

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Horace Walpole has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about age, art, humor, imagination, life, nature, poetry, respect & truth. People always share Age quotes, Art quotes, humor, imagination, life, nature, poetry, respect & truth from his literary works.

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Here are the top most famous quotes by Horace Walpole.

  • Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school.
  • I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
  • Poetry is a beautiful way of spoiling prose, and the laborious art of exchanging plain sense for harmony.
  • Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he isn't. A sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is.
  • The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.
  • Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
  • By deafness one gains in one respect more than one loses one misses more nonsense than sense.
  • Justice is rather the activity of truth, than a virtue in itself. Truth tells us what is due to others, and justice renders that due. Injustice is acting a lie.
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