When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters.
Quote by George Savile
George Savile Quotes
Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison.
Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.
Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught
There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business;...
Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue...
Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way.
Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be...
Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms.
A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of...
Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own...
Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with...
Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy...
The best way to suppose what may come, is to remember what is past.
The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory.
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to...
The Family of Fools is ancient
A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her...
Foolproof systems don't take into account the ingenuity of fools