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October 2016: Isle of Purbeck

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Oliver Cromwell Quotes

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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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Successful investing is anticipating the anticipations of others. - John Maynard Keynes
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On this day:
Battle of Edgehill - 1642, First Parliament of Great Britain - 1707, War of Jenkinsí Ear Begins - 1739, First British-Made Ford Car - 1911, Battle of El Alamein - 1942
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