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Oliver Cromwell
April 25, 1599 - September 3, 1658
Nationality: English
Category: Soldier
Subcategory: English Soldier

God made them as stubble to our swords.


Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.


No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.


Put your trust in God; but be sure to keep your powder dry.


What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted.


A few honest men are better than numbers.


I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.


We are Englishmen; that is one good fact.


He who stops being better stops being good.


Nature can do more than physicians.


Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.


I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.


Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.


Not only strike while the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking.


The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.


Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.


Necessity has no law.


I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.


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