William Cobbett Quotes

Thousands upon thousands are yearly brought into a state of real poverty by their great anxiety not to be thought poor. William Cobbett

Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt. William Cobbett

To be poor and independent is very nearly an impossibility. William Cobbett

Happiness, or misery, is in the mind. It is the mind that lives. William Cobbett

I view the tea-drinking as a destroyer of health, an enfeebler of the frame, an engender of effeminacy and laziness, a debaucher of youth and maker of misery for old age. William Cobbett

Men of integrity are generally pretty obstinate, in adhering to an opinion once adopted. William Cobbett