Facts about John Selden

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John Selden was a famous Statesman from England, who lived between December 16, 1584 and November 30, 1654.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by John.

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Famous quotes by John Selden (15)


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"Wise people say nothing in dangerous times"
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"Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels"
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"They that govern the most make the least noise"
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"They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black"
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"The world cannot be governed without juggling"
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"Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us"
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"Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain"
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"Philosophy is nothing but discretion"
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"Old friends are best"
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"Of all actions of a man's life, his marriage does least concern other people, yet of all actions of our life tis most meddled with by other people"
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"No man is the wiser for his learning; it may administer matter to work in, or objects to work upon; but wit and wisdom are born with a man"
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"It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess"
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"In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them"
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"Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another"
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"A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat"


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