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George Savile

George Savile

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught.More George Savile [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.More George Savile [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Change does not necessarily assure progress, but progress implacably requires change. Education is essential to change, for education creates both new wants and the ability to satisfy them.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A wise man will keep his suspicions muzzled, but he will keep them awake.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A princely mind will undo a private family.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is hardly any man so strict as not to vary a little from truth when he is to make an excuse.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men seldom understand any laws but those they feel.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our virtues and vices couple with one another, and get children that resemble both their parents.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men in business are in as much danger from those at work under them as from those that work against them.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Weak men are the worse for the good sense they read in books because it furnisheth them only with more matter to mistake.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Could we know what men are most apt to remember, we might know what they are most apt to do.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men that cannot entertain themselves want somebody, though they care for nobody.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You should live in the world so as it may hang about you like a loose garment.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No man is so much a fool as not to have wit enough sometimes to be a knave; nor any so cunning a knave as not to have the weakness sometimes to play the fool.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business; but the reason is because they despised it.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When the People contend for their Liberty, they seldom get anything by their Victory but new masters. Power is so apt to be insolent and Liberty to be saucy, that they are very seldom upon good Terms.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The law hath so many contradictions and varyings from itself, that the law may not improperly be called a law-breaker. It is become too changeable a thing to be defined: it is made little less a Mystery than the Gospel. The clergy and the lawyers, like the Freemasons, may be supposed to take an oath not to tell the secret.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When by habit a man cometh to have a bargaining soul, its wings are cut, so that it can never soar. It bindeth reason an apprentice to gain, and instead of a director, maketh it a drudge.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He who thinks his place below him, will certainly be below his place.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes.More George Savile [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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