Lord Charles Beresford

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The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.
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Charles William de la Poer Beresford, 1st Baron Beresford GCB GCVO (10 February, 18466 September, 1919), known as Lord Charles Beresford until 1916, was a British Admiral and Member of Parliament.

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  • Very sorry can't come. Lie follows by post.
    • Telegram to the Prince of Wales, declining a summons to dine.
    • Quoted in R. Nevill, The World of Fashion, 1837-1922 (1923), ch. 5

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