Samuel Pepys - Quotes

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Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.

Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is. ---->>>

As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!

As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!

Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends. ---->>>

I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition. ---->>>

Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company. ---->>>

Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.

Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.

Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: February 23, 1633
Birthplace: London, England
Die: May 26, 1703
Occupation: Writer
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Samuel Pepys FRS ( PEEPS; 23 February 1633 – 26 May 1703) was an administrator of the navy of England and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the diary that he kept for a decade while still a relatively young man. Pepys had no maritime experience, but he rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, hard work, and his talent for administration (wikipedia)