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The Best Oliver Cromwell Quotes

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    You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go

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    He who stops being better stops being good. Self-improvement

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    I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else. Army and Navy

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    Necessity has no law. Necessity

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    Put your trust in God and keep your powder dry. Trust

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    He [Oliver Cromwell] in a furious manner, bid the Speaker leave his chair; told the house That they had sat long enough, unless they had done more good; and that it was not fit they should sit as a parliament any longer, and desired them to go away. Uncategorised

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    You have sat too long for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go! Parliament

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    Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will. Deception

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    Do not trust to the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you and I were going to be hanged. Approval

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    A few honest men are better than numbers. Honesty

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    Mr. Lely, I desire you would use all your skill to paint my picture truly like me, and not flatter me at all; but remark all these roughnesses, pimples, warts, and everything as you see me, otherwise I will never pay a farthing for it. Portrait

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    I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken. Mistakes

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    The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies. Public office

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    Make the iron hot by striking it. Opportunity

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    What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted. History and Historians

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    No man rises so high as he knows not whither he goes. Getting Ahead

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