Eustace Budgell, 1686 - 1737
mezzotint by John Faber (1720)
Born: 19 August 1686, St Thomas, Devonshire, England, Great Britain
Died: 4 May 1737, London, England, UK
Biography from Wikipedia
Eustace Budgell quotes:
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- Don't believe your friends when they ask you to be honest with them. All they really want is to be maintained in the good opinion they have of themselves. permalink
- Friendship is a strong and habitual inclination in two persons to promote the good and happiness of one another. permalink
- It is extremely natural for us to see ... our Thoughts put into the Dress of Words, without which indeed we can scarce have a clear and distinct Idea of them our selves. permalink
The Spectator (15 May 1712)
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