Quotations by Samuel Pepys

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Born: Wednesday, February 23, 1633
Died: Saturday, May 26, 1703 (70 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: English


As happy a man as any in the world, for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
- Samuel Pepys
(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.
- Samuel Pepys
(Keywords: Man)

Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.
- Samuel Pepys
(Keywords: Bed, Friends)

Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
- Samuel Pepys
(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.
- Samuel Pepys
(Keywords: Wedding, People, Church, Delight, Fools, Poor)

Strange to see how a good dinner and feasting reconciles everybody.
- Samuel Pepys

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.
- Samuel Pepys
(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.
- Samuel Pepys
(Keywords: Business, Time, Money, God, Company, Drinking, Mind, Wine)







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