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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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Battle of Bannockburn - 1314, Battle of Sluys - 1340, First Recorded Tynwald Day - 1417, Punch Invents the Cartoon - 1843, Mersey Tunnel Opens - 1971, The Humber Bridge Opens to Traffic - 1981
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