Never esteem men on account of their riches or their station. Respect goodness, find it where you may.
More Quotes from William Cobbett:It is by attempting to reach the top in a single leap that so much misery is produced in the world.
Please your eye and plague your heart.
Sit down to write what you have thought, and not to think about what you shall write.
From a very early age I had imbibed the opinion that it was every man's duty to do all that lay in his power to leave his country as good as he had found it.
The power which money gives is that of brute force; it is the power of the bludgeon and the bayonet.
Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.
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