Quotations by Samuel Pepys
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Born: Wednesday, February 23, 1633
Died: Saturday, May 26, 1703 (70 years old)
As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
(Keywords: Man, Smile, World)
I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.
Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
(Keywords: Bed, Friends)
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
(Keywords: Business, Music, Woman)
Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
(Keywords: Wedding, People, Church, Delight, Fools, Poor)
Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
Strange, to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition, every man and wife gazing and smiling at them.
(Keywords: Wife, People, Delight, Fools, Man, Poor)
Thanks be to God. Since my leaving the drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
(Keywords: Business, Time, Money, God, Company, Drinking, Mind, Wine)