Peter Beckford

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There are two ways of being happy: We must either diminish our wants or augment our means—either may do—the result is the same and it is for each man to decide for himself and to do that which happens to be easier.
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Peter Beckford (1740 - 1811) was an English writer.

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  • The colour I think of little moment; and am of opinion with our friend Foote, respecting his negro friend, that a good dog, like a good candidate, cannot be of a bad colour.
    • Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting (1781), Letter 3