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Daniel Defoe
(1660-1731) born on
Apr 26
English author. He is best known for "Robinson Crusoe," 1719, based on adventures of Alexander Selkirk.
Middle age is youth without its levity,
And age without decay.

It is better to have a lion at the head of an army of sheep, than a sheep at the head of an army of lions.
Vice came in always at the door of necessity, not at the door of inclination.
He bade me observe it, and I should always find, that the calamities of life were shared among the upper and lower part of mankind; but that the middle station had the fewest disasters.
The best of men cannot suspend their fate:
The good die early, and the bad die late.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Macmillan Dictionary of Quotations," by John Daintith, 1989.
R: In "Wisdom of the Ages at Your Fingertips," MCR software, 1995.
A: "Moll Flanders," 1721.
N: "Robinson Crusoe," Pt. I.
K: Character of the late Dr S. Annesley

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