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William Cobbett
(1762-1835) born on
Mar 19
English journalist, author. He wrote "Rural Rides," 1860 pro-British pamphlets while in the U.S.
It is no small mischief to a boy, that many of the best years of his life should be devoted to the learning of what can never be of any real use to any human being.

Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives.
It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is caused in the world.
To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility.
Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "To Mr. Benbow," in Political Register (London, 29 Nov. 1817; repr. in The Opinions of William Cobbett, ch. 16, ed. by G. D. H. and Margaret Cole, 1944).
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: In "The World's Best Thoughts on Success & Failure," compiled by Eugene Raudsepp, 1981.
N: Advice to Young Men."
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.

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