Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield
Person Male Born 22/9/1694 Died 24/3/1773
Born St James's. Died at Chesterfield House Grosvenor Square.
Statesman, diplomat and wit. Knight of the Garter. Wrote long letters to his son and godson, giving advice, etc.
"Singularity is only pardonable in old age and retirement; I may now be as singular as I please, but you may not."
"Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today."