George Savile - Quotes

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A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else. ---->>>

Many men swallow the being cheated, but no man can ever endure to chew it. ---->>>

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

A husband without faults is a dangerous observer. ---->>>

The sight of a drunkard is a better sermon against that vice than the best that was ever preached on that subject. ---->>>

Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one. ---->>>

Hope is generally a wrong guide, though it is good company along the way. ---->>>

The best Qualification of a Prophet is to have a good Memory. ---->>>

A man man may dwell so long upon a thought that it may take him prisoner. ---->>>

They who are of the opinion that Money will do everything, may very well be suspected to do everything for Money. ---->>>

A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting. ---->>>

He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but he will do very few things. ---->>>

If the laws could speak for themselves, they would complain of the lawyers. ---->>>

Popularity is a crime from the moment it is sought; it is only a virtue where men have it whether they will or no. ---->>>

Love is a passion that hath friends in the garrison. ---->>>

Men are not hanged for stealing horses, but that horses may not be stolen. ---->>>

Nothing would more contribute to make a man wise than to have always an enemy in his view. ---->>>

The best way to suppose what may come, is to remember what is past. ---->>>

Malice is of a low stature, but it hath very long arms. ---->>>

The vanity of teaching doth oft tempt a man to forget that he is a blockhead. ---->>>

Some men's memory is like a box where a man should mingle his jewels with his old shoes. ---->>>

There is reason to think the most celebrated philosophers would have been bunglers at business; but the reason is because they despised it. ---->>>

When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters. ---->>>

Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons, viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them, and by those who suffer if they break them. ---->>>

A princely mind will undo a private family. ---->>>

Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding. ---->>>

Nothing has an uglier look to us than reason, when it is not on our side. ---->>>

Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: July 18, 1726
Die: January 10, 1784
Occupation: Politician