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John Selden Quotes

John Selden Quotes & Quotations
Name:
John Selden
Type:
Statesperson
Nationality:
English
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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. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 2
    Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 3
    In quoting of books, quote such authors as are usually read; others you may read for your own satisfaction, but not name them. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 4
    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. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 5
    Old friends are best. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 6
    Old friends are best. King James used to call for his old shoes; they were easiest for his feet. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 7
    Philosophy is nothing but discretion. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 8
    Pleasure is nothing else but the intermission of pain. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 9
    Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or that; he knows best what is good for us. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 10
    The world cannot be governed without juggling. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 11
    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. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 12
    They that govern most make the least noise. John_SeldenJohn Selden
  • 13
    Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels. John_SeldenJohn Selden