Horace Walpole Quote

Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.


As quoted in "The Works of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford" in The Monthly Review, or, Literary Journal, Vol. 27 (1798) edited by Ralph Griffiths, p. 187.

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.

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Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.