Philip Skelton

Philip
Skelton
1707
1787

Irish Protestant Clergyman and Writer

Author Quotes

Whoever goes to law, goes into a glass house, where he understands little or nothing of what he is doing; where he sees a small matter blown up into fifty times the size of its intrinsic contents, and through which, if he can perceive any other objects, he perceives them all discolored and distorted.

History makes us some amends for the shortness of life.

For the sake of health, medicines are taken by weight and measure; so ought food to be, or by some similar rule.

Our principles are the springs of our actions; our actions, the springs of our happiness or misery. Too much care, therefore, cannot be taken in forming our principles.

Author Picture
First Name
Philip
Last Name
Skelton
Birth Date
1707
Death Date
1787
Bio

Irish Protestant Clergyman and Writer