Quotes by George Savile (Politician/English).

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The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory.
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Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no.
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A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting.
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Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them, and by those who suffer if they break them.
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Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view.
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Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms.
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Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding.
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Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison.
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Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.
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If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers in the first place.
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A husband without faults is a dangerous observer.
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Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one.
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A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
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Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.
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Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side.
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Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.
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The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead.
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Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it.
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Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen.
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The sight of a drunkard is a better sermon against that vice than the best that was ever preached on that subject.
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The best party is but a kind of conspiracy against the rest of the nation.
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There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business; but the reason is because they despised it.
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He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.
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They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money.
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A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner.
• George Savile

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