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Isaac Watts
July 17, 1674 - November 25, 1748
Nationality: English
Category: Politician
Subcategory: English Politician

Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession.


Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.


Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.


Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.


Acquire a government over your ideas, that they may come down when they are called, and depart when they are bidden.


I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.


'Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, you have waked me too soon, I must slumber again.


For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.


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