Sir Walter Raleigh quotes

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Historians desiring to write the actions of men, ought to set down the simple truth, and not say anything for love or hatred; also ...
War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fort ...
Whoso desireth to know what will be hereafter, let him think of what is past, for the world hath ever been in a circular revolutio ...
All histories do shew, and wise politicians do hold it necessary that, for the well-governing of every Commonweal, it behoveth man ...
All, or the greatest part of men that have aspired to riches or power, have attained thereunto either by force or fraud, and what ...
He that doth not as other men do, but endeavoureth that which ought to be done, shall thereby rather incur peril than preservation ...
Farewell, false love, the oracle of lies,
A mortal foe and enemy to rest;
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But true love is a durable fire
In the mind ever burning;
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I have loved her all my youth,
But now old, as you see;
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Even such is Time, which takes in trust
Our youth, our joys, and all we have,
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