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Whenever God erects a house of prayer
The devil always builds a chapel there;
And 'twill be read more

Whenever God erects a house of prayer
The devil always builds a chapel there;
And 'twill be found, upon examination,
The latter has the largest congregation.

by Daniel Defoe Found in: Churches Quotes,
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It is better to have a lion at the head of an army od sheep, than a sheep at the read more

It is better to have a lion at the head of an army od sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.

by Daniel Defoe Found in: Leadership Quotes,
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Great families of yesterday we show,
And lords whose parents were the Lord knows who.

Great families of yesterday we show,
And lords whose parents were the Lord knows who.

by Daniel Defoe Found in: Ancestry Quotes,
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Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

by Daniel Defoe Found in: Age Quotes,
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Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence read more

Wealth, howsoever got, in England makes lords of mechanics, gentlemen of rakes; Antiquity and birth are needless here; 'Tis impudence and money makes a peer.

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