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    HISTORY, n. An account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools.

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Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves Repose and fatten.

Honest men are the soft easy cushions on which knaves Repose and fatten.

by Thomas Otway Found in: Knave Quotes,
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Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; Who sows a field, or trains read more

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; Let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; Who sows a field, or trains a flower, Or plants a tree, is more than all.

by John Greenleaf Whittier Found in: Knave Quotes,
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Now will I show myself to have more of the serpent than the dove; that is, more knave than fool.

Now will I show myself to have more of the serpent than the dove; that is, more knave than fool.

by Christopher Marlowe Found in: Knave Quotes,
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A knave’s religion is always the rottenest thing about him.

A knave’s religion is always the rottenest thing about him.

by John Ruskin Found in: Knave Quotes,
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