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'A few honest men are better than numbers.'

'God made them as stubble to our swords.'

'He who stops being better stops being good.'

'Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.'

'Necessity has no law.'

'No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.'

'Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.'

Born in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Died in London
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Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity. - William Blake
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Battle of Poitiers - 1356, Great Plague of London at its Height - 1665, 'Lord Haw-Haw' sentenced to death - 1945, First Traffic Wardens in London - 1960, First Glastonbury - 1970, First Episode of Fawlty Towers - 1975, Murder of Carl Bridgewater - 1978, Southall Train Crash - 1997
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