Quotations The Best Samuel Pepys Quotes  

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A list of the best Samuel Pepys quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Samuel Pepys quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Samuel Pepys quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Samuel Pepys should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Samuel Pepys quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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

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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. Samuel Pepys

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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. Samuel Pepys

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Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends. Samuel Pepys

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

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The truth is, I do indulge myself a little the more in pleasure, knowing that this is the proper age of my life to do it; and, out of my observation that most men that do thrive in the world do forget to take pleasure during the time that they are getting their estate, but reserve that till they have got one, and then it is too late for them to enjoy it. Samuel Pepys

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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. Samuel Pepys

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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. Samuel Pepys

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Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is. Samuel Pepys

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I find my wife hath something in her gizzard, that only waits an opportunity of being provoked to bring up; but I will not, for my content-sake, give it. Samuel Pepys