Daniel Defoe

Daniel Defoe

English writer
Whenever God erects a house of prayer
The devil always builds a chapel there;
And 'twill be found, upon examination,
The latter has the largest congregation.More Daniel Defoe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Dutch must be understood as they really are, the Middle Persons in Trade, the Factors and Brokers of Europe... they buy to sell again, take in to send out again, and the greatest Part of their vast Commerce consists in being supply'd from All Parts of the World, that they may supply All th World Again.More Daniel Defoe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It happen'd one Day about Noon going towards my Boat, I was exceedingly surpriz'd with the Print of a Man's naked Foot on the Shore.More Daniel Defoe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is never too late to be wise.More Daniel Defoe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull; He got a good Estate by Merchandise, and leaving off his Trade, lived afterward at York, from whence he had married my Mother, whose Relations were named Robinson, a very good Family in that Country, and from whom I was called Robinson Kreutznaer; but by the usual Corruption of Words in England, we are now called, nay we call ourselves, and write our Name CrusoeMore Daniel Defoe quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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