Quotation by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl

He makes people pleased with him by making them first pleased with themselves.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Jan. 18, 1750. The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, vol. 2, no. 214, first published (1774), ed. Charles Strachey (1901).

Of the "agreeable, well-bred man."
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