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#1. Let us be adventurers for another world. It is at least a fair and noble chance; and there is nothing in this worth our thoughts or our passions. If we should be disappointed, we are still no worse than the rest of our fellow-mortals; and if we succeed in our expectations we are eternally happy. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#2. An anecdote is related of Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper (1621-1683), who, in speaking of religion, said, "People differ in their discourse and profession about these matters, but men of sense are really but of one religion." To the inquiry of "What religion?" the Earl said, "Men of sense never tell it." - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#3. For the most part the worst instructed, and the least knowing of any of their rank, I ever went amongst. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#4. Learning chiefly in mathematical sciences can so swallow up and fix one's thought, as to possess it entirely for some time; but when that amusement is over, nature will return, and be where it was, being rather diverted than overcome by such speculations. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#5. One of the strangest catastrophes that is in any history. A great king, with strong armies and mighty fleets, a great treasure and powerful allies, fell all at once, and his whole strength, like a spider's web, was ... irrecoverably broken at a touch. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#6. The law of England is the greatest grievance of the nation, very expensive and dilatory. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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#7. The Duke of Buckingham gave me once a short but severe character of the two brothers. It was the more severe, because it was true: the King (he said) could see things if he would, and the Duke would see things if he could. - Author: Gilbert Burnet
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