Top 8 Robert Hall Quotes

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“A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.”

― Robert Hall

“In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are best.”

― Robert Hall

“In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.”

― Robert Hall

“Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor of whatever is countenanced by antiquity, enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.”

― Robert Hall

“Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention concentrated on one individual gives a unity to the materials of which it is composed, which is wanting in general history.”

― Robert Hall

“We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.”

― Robert Hall

“We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should be speedily removed from us.”

― Robert Hall

“Call things by their right names – Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.”

― Robert Hall
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