William Cobbett

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William Cobbett

William Cobbett

Perhaps there are none more lazy, or more truly ignorant, than your everlasting readers.More William Cobbett [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is no small mischief to a boy, that many of the best years of his life should be devoted to the learning of what can never be of any real use to any human being. His mind is necessarily rendered frivolous and superficial by the long habit of attaching importance to words instead of things; to sound instead of sense.More William Cobbett [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.More William Cobbett [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of speculation; but which ought to be called Gambling.More William Cobbett [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them.More William Cobbett [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not the greatness of a man's means that makes him independent, so much as the smallness of his wants.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:56]
Men fail much oftener from want of perseverance than from want of talent.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:02]
Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:09]
Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:15]
Please your eye and plague your heart.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:22]
Sit down to write what you have thought, and not to think about what you shall write.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:27]
The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:35]
The tendency of taxation is to create a class of persons who do not labor, to take from those who do labor the produce of that labor, and to give it to those who do not labor.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:42]
To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:56]
You never know what you can do till you try.More William Cobbett [10/01/2011 12:10:13]
Old Lady of Threadneedle Street.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Women are a sisterhood. They make common cause in behalf of the sex; and, indeed, this is natural enough, when we consider the vast power that the law gives us over them.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of 'speculation'; but which ought to be called Gambling.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is by attempting to reach the top at a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Dancing is at once rational & healthful: it gives animal spirits; it is the natural amusement of young people, & such it has been from the days of Moses.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Protestations of impartiality I shall make none. Theyare always useless and are besides perfect nonsense, when used bya news-monger.More William Cobbett [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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