Quotes by Charles Buxton

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Charles Buxton (18 November 1823 10 August 1871) was an English brewer, philanthropist, writer and Member of Parliament.

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You must never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.

To make pleasures pleasant shorten them.
Self-laudation abounds among the unpolished, but nothing can stamp a man more sharply as ill-bred.
The rule in carving holds good as to criticism; never cut with a knife what you can cut with a spoon.
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.
In life, as in chess, forethought wins.
Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul.

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