John Selden

A Quote by John Selden on friendship

Old friends are best. King James used to call for his old shoes; they were easiest for his feet.

John Selden

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A Quote by John Selden on men

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Few men make themselves masters of the things they write or speak.

John Selden

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A Quote by John Selden on world

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Syllables govern the world.

John Selden

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A Quote by John Selden on ignorance, laws, and men

Ignorance of the law excuses no man; not that all men know the law, but because 'tis an excuse every man will plead, and no man can tell how to confute him.

John Selden

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A Quote by John Selden on men, privacy, time, and understanding

The Hall was the place where the great lord used to eat . . . He ate not in private, except in time of sickness . . . Nay, the king himself used to eat in the Hall, and his lords sat with him, and he understood men.

John Selden

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