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Henry Wotton
(1568-1639) born on
Mar 30
English poet, diplomat. He was a noted art connoisseur and friend of Donne and Milton.
         
   
F
How happy is he born or taught,
That serveth not another's will;
Whose armour is his honest thought,
And simple truth his utmost skill!

R
Take heed of thinking. The farther you go from the church of Rome, the nearer you are to God.
A
I am but a gatherer and disposer of other men's stuff.
N
In Architecture" as in all other Operative" Arts, the end" is to build well. Well building hath three Conditions. Commodity, Firmness, and Delight."
K
Tell the truth, and so puzzle and confound your adversaries.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Character of a Happy Life."
R: "Reliquiae Wottonianae," by Izaak Walton.
A: Preface to the "Elements of Architecture."
N: Elements of Architecture," Pt. I.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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