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Quote by John Selden
No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in,...
Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain.
A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake....
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
Money makes a man laugh
The world cannot be governed without juggling.
Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but...
Pleasures are all alike simply considered in themselves: he that hunts, or he that governs...
'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his...
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or...
Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet...
Philosophy is nothing but discretion.
Old friends are best.
They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I...
They that govern the most make the least noise.
It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.